By-Election for Councillor, District 10

A By-Election will be held to fill a vacancy on Municipal Council, for the position of Councillor for District 10. This By-Election date has been set for November 6, 2021.

District 10 includes the communities of Lynn, Lower Five Islands, Five Islands, Simpson Lake, Lower Economy, Carrs Brook, Economy, Upper Economy, Little Bass River, Bass River, McCormack Lake, Castlereagh, Montrose, Portapique, Five Houses, Highland Village, Lornevale, Londonderry, Londonderry Station, East Village, Great Village, Little Dyke, Glenholme, Folly Mountain, Folly Lake, Hart Lake, Lower Debert and Masstown.

Who can vote in Municipal Elections?

You qualify to vote if you meet all of the following conditions:

  • You are 18 years of age or older and a Canadian citizen on the first advance polling day;
  • You have been ordinarily resident in Nova Scotia for 6 months immediately before the first advance polling day;
  • You are ordinarily resident in District 10 of the Municipality of Colchester and have been so since immediately before the first advance polling day; and
  • You are not otherwise disqualified to vote in the Municipal elections.

Disqualified Persons

You are considered a disqualified person for the purpose of a municipal election if you are:

  • the municipal Returning Officer
  • a person serving a sentence in a penal or reform institution
  • a person who has been convicted of bribery under this Act in the six years preceding ordinary polling day

Candidates - General Information

To be a candidate in the municipal election, you must be:

  •  18 years of age at the time of nomination
  • a Canadian citizen
  • ordinarily resident in the Municipality of Colchester for six months preceding nomination day (Tuesday, October 12th) and continue to so reside 
  • ensure that all municipal charges that are due have been paid by nomination day

 You don’t need to live in the polling district that you’re running in, as long as you meet the residency requirement of six months in the municipality.

For more information, please refer to the  pdf Candidates Guide to Municipal and CSAP Elections (409 KB)  or contact Guy Wheeler, Returning Officer, at 902-956-9592 after September 27th.  Please note that dates outlined in this Candidates Guide were applicable to the 2020 Municipal Election.  For dates specific to this By-Election, please contact the Returning Office. 

Candidates Running for Office for Councillor, District 10

Candidate                         Contact Information                           Website/Social Media Links                
Victoria Lomond                                                902-890-4242
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victorialomond.com
https://www.facebook.com/VictoriaLomondForDistrict10/                                                                     
Rebecca Taylor 902-279-7944
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www.facebook.com/rebeccavinetta 
www.rebeccavtaylor.com


Notices/Advertisements

pdf Revisions to the List of Electors Ad (69 KB)

pdf Nomination Ad (81 KB)  

Contact

Guy Wheeler, Returning Officer
Municipality of County of Colchester
439 MacElmon Road, Debert, Nova Scotia

Mailing Address:
1 Church Street
Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 3Z5

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Phone: 902-956-9592

Resources

Municipal Elections Act
Municipal Elections Act Forms

Mayor Christine Blair
Councillor Eric Boutilier - District 1
Councillor Laurie Sandeson - District 2
Deputy Mayor Geoff Stewart - District 3
Councillor Mike Cooper - District 4
Councillor Tim Johnson - District 5
Councillor Karen MacKenzie - District 6
Councillor Michael Gregory - District 7
Councillor Lisa Patton - District 8
Councillor Marie Benoit - District 9
Vacant - District 10
Councillor Wade Parker - District 11

Mayor Christine Blair

Mayor Christine Blair

All Districts

Contact Information

Municipality of the County of Colchester
1 Church Street
Truro, Nova Scotia

Phone: 902-897-3184
Fax: 902-843-4066
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Committees

  • Audit Committee, Cliffs of Fundy Board, Dangerous & Unsightly Premises Committee, Debert Business Park Advisory Committee, Debert Source Water Protetction Advisory Committee, Executive Committee, Flood Advisory Committee, Joint Planning Advisory Committee, Nominating Committee, Physician Recruitment Working Committee, Planning Advisory Committee, RECC Board, Regional Emergency Management Organization Advisory Committee, TCPEP (REN) Board (ex-officio), Sewer Use Appeals Committee, Tatamagouche Planning Advisory Committee, Tatamagouche Water Utility Committee, and Truro-Colchester Chamber of Commerce

Councillor Eric Boutilier District 1

Councillor Eric Boutilier – District 1

Dist 1 map

District 1 Communities

  • Bible Hill
  • Brookside

Contact Information

Brookside, Nova Scotia

Phone: 902-890-5866
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Committees

  • Flood Advisory Committee, Fundy Discovery Site Committee, and Livestock Appeals Committee

Councillor Laurie Sandeson District 2

Councillor Laurie Sandeson – District 2

Dist 2 map

District 2 Communities

  • Truro Heights
  • Lower Truro
  • Old Barns
  • Clifton
  • Beaver Brook
  • Princeport
  • Green Oaks
  • Green Creek
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Shortts Lake
  • Riverside
  • Fort Ellis

Contact Information

Phone: 902-957-2206
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Committees

  • Agriculture Working Committee, Audit Committee, Citizen Monitory Committee (Truro Heights/Hilden Wind Turbines), Joint Planning Advisory Committee, Nominating Committee, Planning Advisory Committee, and TCPEP (REN) Board

Councillor Geoff Stewart District 3

Councillor Geoff Stewart – District 3

Deputy Mayor

Dist 3 map

District 3 Communities

  • Hilden
  • Brookfield
  • Forest Glen
  • Brentwood
  • Alton

Contact Information

111 Highway 289
Brookfield, Nova Scotia
B0N 1C0

Phone: 902-673-3039
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Committees

  • Audit Committee, Citizen Monitoring Committee (Truro Heights/Hilden Turbines), Executive Committee, Fundy Discovery Site Committee, Nominating Committee, Planning Advisory Committee, Regional Tourism Committee, Regional Emergency Management Advisory Committee, Stewiacke Library Board, Tatamagouch Planning Advisory Committee, Tatamagouche Source Water Protections Advisory Committee, and Tatamagouche Water Utility Committee

Councillor Mike Cooper District 4

Councillor Mike Cooper – District 4

Dist 4 map

District 4 Communities

  • Shubenacadie East
  • Pine Grove
  • Gays River
  • Coldstream
  • West St. Andrews
  • East Stewiacke
  • MacKay Siding
  • Cloverdale
  • Lanesville
  • Wittenburg
  • South Branch
  • Birch Hill
  • Middle Stewiacke
  • Halfway Brook
  • Otter Brook
  • Upper Stewiacke
  • Meadowvale
  • Newton Mills
  • Cross Roads
  • Pembroke
  • Burnside
  • Eastville

Contact Information

1726 Meadowvale Rd
RR#1 Upper Stewiacke, NS
B0N 2P0

Home Phone: 902-671-2854
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Committees

  • Audit Committee, Dangerour and Unsightly Premises Committee, Executive Committee, Flood Advisory Committee, Livestock Control Appeals Committee, Shubenacadie Canal Commission, St. Andrews Watershed Advisory Committee, and Stewiacke Library Board

Councillor Tim Johnson District 5

Councillor Tim Johnson – District 5

Dist 5 map

District 5 Communities

  • Salmon River
  • Murray Siding
  • Harmony
  • Camden

Contact Information

1193 Salmon River Road
Salmon River, NS    
B6L 4C8

Phone: 902-899-0590
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Committees

  • Citizen Monitoring Committee (Greenfield & Nuttby Wind Turbines), Debert Business Pardk Advisory Committee, Joint Flood Advisory Committee, and Planning Advisory Committee

Councillor Karen MacKenzie District 6

Councillor Karen MacKenzie – District 6

Dist 6 map

District 6 Communities

  • East Mountain
  • Manganese Mines
  • Greenfield
  • Valley (part)

Contact Information

122 Wexford Drive
Truro, Nova Scotia
B6L 0A4

Phone: 902-324-8729
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Committees

  • Colchester-East Hants Library Board, Nominating Committee, and Sewer Use Appeals Committee

Councillor Michael Gregory District 7

Councillor Michael Gregory – District 7

Dist 7 map

District 7 Communities

  • Bayhead
  • West Tatamagouche
  • Mattatall Lake
  • Lake Road
  • West New Annan
  • Debert Lake
  • Byers Lake
  • Warwick Mountain
  • Central New Annan
  • Oliver
  • Millbrook
  • French River
  • Tatamagouche
  • New Truro Road
  • Tatamagouche Mountain
  • East New Annan
  • Kavanaugh Mills
  • West Earltown
  • The Falls
  • Balfron
  • Waughs River
  • Waldegrave
  • Barrachois
  • Sand Point
  • Brule Shore
  • Brule Point
  • Brule
  • Middleton
  • Keble
  • Denmark
  • Balmoral Mills
  • East Earltown
  • Earltown

Contact Information

PO Box 77, 56 Blair Avenue
Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
B0K 1V0

Phone: 902-305-4002
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Committees

  • Dangerous & Unsightly Premises Committee, Joint Police Advisory Board, Policing Working Committee, Rural Internet Working Committee, Tatamagouche Planning Advisory Committee, Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Advisory Committee, and Tatamagouche Water Utility Committee

Councillor Lisa Patton District 8

Councillor Lisa Patton – District 8

Dist 8 map

District 8 Communities

  • Upper Onslow
  • Onslow Mountain
  • McCallum Settlement
  • Nuttby
  • Upper North River
  • Central North River
  • North River
  • Upper Brookside
  • Upper Kemptown
  • Kemptown
  • Riversdale
  • Brookside (part)

Contact Information

Phone: 902-890-8630
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Committees

  • Citizen Monitoring Committee (Kemptown Host Community), Citizen Monitoring Committee (Nuttby Wind Turbines), Dangerous & Unsightly Premises Committee, Joint Flood Advisory Committee, and Sewer Use Appeals Committee

Councillor Marie Benoit District 9

Councillor Marie Benoit – District 9

Dist 9 map

District 9 Communities

  • East Folly Mountain
  • Debert
  • Lower Onslow
  • Central Onslow
  • Crowes Mills
  • Belmont
  • Moose River

Contact Information

Phone: 902-324-9011
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Committees

  • Cliffs of Fundy Board, Debert Business Park Advisory Committee, Debert Source Water Protection Advisory Committee, Colchester-East Hants Library Board, Terrapure Community Liaison Committee, Livestock Control Appeals Committee, Physician Recruitment Working Committee, and Sewer Use Appeals Committee

vacant

Vacant – District 10

Dist 10 map

District 10 Communities

  • Lynn
  • Lower Five Islands
  • Five Islands
  • Simpson Lake
  • Lower Economy
  • Carrs Brook
  • Economy
  • Upper Economy
  • Little Bass River
  • Bass River
  • McCormack Lake
  • Castlereagh
  • Montrose
  • Portapique
  • Five Houses
  • Highland Village
  • Lornevale
  • Londonderry
  • Londonderry Station
  • East Village
  • Great Village
  • Little Dyke
  • Glenholme
  • Folly Mountain
  • Folly Lake
  • Hart Lake
  • Lower Debert
  • Masstown

Contact Information

TBD

Councillor Wade Parker District 11

Councillor Wade Parker – District 11

Dist 11 map

District 11 Communities

  • Bible Hill (part)
  • Valley (part)

Contact Information

533 College Road
Bible Hill, Nova Scotia
B2N 2R1

Phone: (902) 890-5840
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Committees

  • Joint Police Advisory Board, TCPEP (REN) Board, and RECC Board 

Council Committee/Council and Council Related Meetings

(All meetings start at 6 pm unless otherwise noted)

  • September 7th - Presentation**
  • September 16th - Council Committee
  • September 29th - Council
  • October 5th - Presentation**
  • October 14th - Council Committee
  • October 28th - Council
  • November 2nd - Presentation**
  • November 10th - Council Committee
  • November 25th - Council
  • December 7th - Presentation**
  • December 9th - Council Committee

** Note - Presentation Meetings are held on an as needed basis. Please check with the Administration Office @ 902-897-3184 to confirm that the meeting is taking place. 

Read the agenda for the next regular scheduled Council or Council Committee meeting (posted as available)

 

Source Water Protection Meetings

  • Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee - To be rescheduled at a later date
  • Debert Source Water Protection Committee - Monday, May 11, 2020 at 10am, Location TBD

The Municipality of Colchester has 11 electoral districts. Explore the current pdf electoral district map (1.80 MB) .

County Council

DistrictCouncillorPhone Number
Mayor Christine Blair 902-895-6537
District 1 Councillor Eric Boutilier 902-890-5866
District 2 Councillor Laurie Sandeson 902-957-2206
District 3 Councillor Geoff Stewart, Deputy Mayor  902-673-3039
District 4 Councillor Mike Cooper 902-671-2854
District 5 Councillor Tim Johnson 902-899-0590
District 6 Councillor Karen MacKenzie 902-324-8729
District 7 Councillor Michael Gregory 902-305-4002
District 8 Councillor Lisa Patton 902-890-8630
District 9 Councillor Marie Benoit 902-956-1774
District 10 Vacant  
District 11 Councillor Wade Parker 902-890-5840

Mailing Address

Municipality of Colchester
1 Church Street
Truro, NS, B2N 3Z5

Main Phone Number

902-897-3160

Main Fax Number

902-843-4066