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13 August 2021

School elections in English-language school boards will be held on September 26, 2021

A new election period begins today in eight English-language school boards to fill, within the Council of Commissioners, unopposed positions in the fall of 2020. Remember that the November 1, 2020 general elections were suspended after the nomination period because of the COVID-19 pandemic and, therefore, no poll was conducted. Persons wishing to become candidates […]

Categories: School board

6 April 2021

Our annual report on political financing is available

The report on political financing in 2020 (Financement politique : bilan et perspectives 2020, available in French only) was tabled on March 31, 2021, at the Assemblée nationale. In matters of political financing and election expenses, Élections Québec plays an educational and control role. Therefore, this report sets out the results arising from these functions. It accounts for the […]

Categories: Financing, expenses, and contributions, Municipal, Provincial, School board

27 November 2020

Suspension of English-language school board elections

Yesterday, the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur announced the suspension of the English-language school boards elections scheduled for December 20. During this suspension, no activities may be undertaken to resume the electoral process, whether to fill seats for which no candidates had been nominated or to fill seats that may become vacant. This […]

Categories: General election, School board, Voting

21 October 2020

Postponement of English-Language School Board Elections

Under the provisions of Order in Council 1039-2020, issued by the government on October 7, any school board elections scheduled to be held in red zones on November 1 have been postponed indefinitely. As a result, no school board elections will be held on November 1, since the nine seats of commissioner or chair up […]

Categories: General election, School board

2 July 2020

Moving? Don’t forget the list of electors!

Did you just move to a new location? Or do you plan to move in the near future? If so, be sure to update your information on the list of electors using the Service québécois de changement d’adresse (SQCA). That way, you’ll be ready to vote in the next election! In Quebec, individuals who wish […]

Categories: Municipal, Provincial, School board, Voting

6 November 2019

Rules concerning school governance: Pierre Reid appeared before the Committee on Culture and Education

Pierre Reid, Chief Electoral Officer, expressed his opinion in favour of maintaining school elections during his appearance before the Committee on Culture and Education on November 5. He was commenting on Bill 40, the bill aimed at reviewing the method of school governance in Québec. “I am of the opinion that the Act respecting school elections should […]

Categories: Institutional, School board

4 July 2019

Moving? Don’t forget the list of electors!

Did you just move to a new location? Or do you plan to move in the near future? If so, be sure to update your information on the list of electors using the Service québécois de changement d’adresse (SQCA). That way, you’ll be ready for the next election! In Quebec, individuals who wish to vote […]

Categories: Institutional, Municipal, Provincial, School board, Voting