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Residents invited to final Candidate Information Session

(Fort McMurray, AB – August 31, 2017) – The Municipality welcomes potential candidates to attend the final candidate information session for the 2017 municipal election.

When: Thursday, Sept. 7, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Caucus Room, 1st floor, Jubilee Centre (9909 Franklin Ave.)
Note: Caucus Room is located next to Council Chambers. Access will be available off of Franklin Ave. adjacent to McMurray Experience through the orange doors.

The session begins with a brief presentation followed by a question and answer portion. This is the ninth candidate information session hosted by the Municipality in advance of the 2017 municipal election.

The Candidate Information Guide and Nomination Package are available at rmwb.ca/elections. Potential candidates can also contact the Elections Office at 780.743.7001 or elections@rmwb.ca for more information.

Candidates are reminded to ensure all required forms are completed and commissioned in advance of Nomination Day on Sept. 18, as there is no guarantee there will be an authorized Commissioner for Oaths at a municipal office. It is strongly encouraged this portion of the process be completed prior to Nomination Day.

The 2017 municipal election takes place on Oct. 16. Advance polls are scheduled on select dates between Oct. 7 and Oct. 14. More information on polling locations, dates and times will be released soon.