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Trustee candidate forums set for October 18 in several wards

October 13, 2016

SPSBoardOffice_web.jpgThe nomination period for trustee positions on the Saskatoon Board of Education closed on Sept. 21.

A full list of nominated candidates is available on the City of Saskatoon elections page.

Voters will go to the polls on Wednesday, Oct. 26, as part of the civic election to elect 10 public school division trustees under the ward system. Trustees are elected to a four-year term of office that begins at the first meeting of the board following the general election.

Candidates were acclaimed in four of the 10 wards. Trustee candidate forums will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the remaining six wards to allow voters to hear from candidates ahead of the election.

The forums will all begin at 7 p.m. and are scheduled for the following locations:  

  • Ward 2 - Bedford Road Collegiate
  • Ward 4 - Vincent Massey Community School
  • Ward 6 - Brunskill School
  • Ward 7 - École Alvin Buckwold School
  • Ward 8 - Evan Hardy Collegiate
  • Ward 9 - Wildwood School.

Complete information about school board elections, ward boundaries and poling stations is available on the city's election website or in the 2016 Civic Elections Voters Guide.

The school division's guidelines for candidates regarding advertising and access to schools is available on the division's website.

Information on the Board of Education, including the board policy manual, past meeting agendas and minutes, the board's strategic learning priorities and its reports and publications are available on the Saskatoon Public Schools website.