September 12, 2018
Nomination Period for 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election begins today
Released: 9:44 a.m.
Winnipeg, MB – The Senior Election Official for the City of Winnipeg will be accepting nomination papers for the offices of Mayor, Councillor and School Trustee, beginning today, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, and ending at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
Nomination papers must be submitted to the Senior Election Official at the City Clerk’s Department, Susan A. Thompson Building, 510 Main Street, Winnipeg, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., including Saturday and Sunday.
All candidates must provide valid identification showing proof of name and current address in order to be nominated.
Nomination Papers must be filed by the Candidate in-person, on the prescribed form and have the required number of valid signatures, as follows:
- Mayoralty Candidates must have a minimum of 250 signatures from voters whose names appear on the Voters List.
- Councillor Candidates must have a minimum of 25 signatures from voters whose names appear on the Voters List for the council ward in which they are seeking election.
- School Trustee Candidates must have a minimum of 25 signatures from voters whose names appear on the Voters List for the school division ward in which they are seeking election.
The deadline to file is 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
Deadline for Withdrawal
Candidates may withdraw their nomination, in writing, until 4:30 p.m., Wednesday,
September 19, 2018.
Order of Names on the Ballot
At 6:00 p.m. on September 19, a random draw to determine the order of the candidates’ names on the ballot will take place in the Susan A. Thompson Building, 510 Main Street.
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Update: McLeod Avenue
Released: 11:40 a.m.
Winnipeg, MB – At 2:51 a.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews responded to a report of a fire involving semi-trailers in the 900 block of McLeod Avenue. A second alarm was declared in order to increase the number of apparatus and WFPS crew members on the scene, due to one of the trailers’ proximity to a warehouse
An offensive attack to bring the fire under control was launched by crews while a simultaneous search of the warehouse was completed in order to determine if the fire had extended to the structure and also to identify if any occupants were on site. The fire was declared under control at 3:21 a.m. No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and no damage estimates are available at this time.
Published at Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:40:00 -0400