Byelection to select new Catholic school trustee set for Dec. 10
A date has been set for the byelection to fill the Scarborough seat left vacant at the Toronto Catholic District School Board by Tobias Enverga’s appointment to the Canadian Senate.
The City of Toronto will hold the Ward 8 byelection – which encompasses 20 elementary and two high schools in city wards 41, 42 and 44 in the areas of Agincourt, Armadale, Morningside Heights, Highland Creek and Port Union – on Dec. 10.
“After considering all the options for filling the vacant seat, and hearing from a number of our constituents, the board of trustees felt that the Catholic voters should ultimately make the decision,” Board Chair Ann Andrachuk said in a statement.
Eligible candidates must be: a Canadian citizen; at least 18 years of age; a resident in the area of jurisdiction of the TCDSB; a Roman Catholic; a Catholic school supporter; not legally prohibited from voting; and not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office.
Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the Elections Services Office, 89 Northline Rd., at 416-338-1111 or by going to www.toronto.ca/elections
Nomination papers may be filed Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. until Oct. 25.
Information about the candidates will be posted on the board’s website at www.tcdsb.org as it becomes available.