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Candidate Information

In 2021, a by-election will be held to fill two (2) vacancies for the position of Councillor in the City of Burnaby.  

Qualifications for Office

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet all of the following criteria:

  • Are a Canadian citizen
  • Are 18 years of age or older on general voting day
  • Have been a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed
  • Are not disqualified by any act or law from voting in British Columbia, or from being nominated, elected or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law

More information, including candidate nomination packages and filing deadlines, will be available in advance of the 2021 by-election. Please check back for updates. 

Election Office

Phone:  604-294-7088