The key dates for the 2021 School Trustee By-election is provided as follows:

  • Start of the Nomination Period – 9:00 a.m., January 19, 2021
  • End of Nomination Period – 4:00 p.m., January 29, 2021
  • Declaration of Candidates – January 29, 2021 (immediately following the end of the Nomination Period)
  • Candidate Nomination Withdrawal Deadline – 4:00 p.m., February 5, 2021
  • End of Election Period – 12:00 midnight, February 5, 2021
  • Start of Campaign Period – February 6, 2021
  • Required Advance Voting Opportunities – February 24 & March 3, 2021
  • General Voting Day – March 6, 2021
  • Determination of Official Election Results – March 8, 2021

On December 21, 2020, the Board submitted a request to the BC Ministry of Education for a Ministerial Order to override the School District 82’s bylaw and the Local Government Act to allow mail-in ballots for all electors in the 2021 School Trustee By-election.  On January 15, 2021, the Board was notified that BC’s Minister of Education had approved this request and signed Ministerial Order M033 under the School Act.

For further information, please contact Cathy Jackson, Chief Election Officer for Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82 at (250) 635-1907.

Coming Events

  • March 10 & 11: Early Dismissal
  • March 15 to 26: Spring Break (schools are not in session)
  • March 29: Schools Re-open After Spring Break
  • Note: There are no Committee Meetings or Board Meetings in March 2021.

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