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October 2017

Edmonton Election 2017 – Cheat Sheet for Griesbach Residents

The 2017 Civic Election is just around the corner. Here is everything you need to know as a Griesbach Voter.


Voting Day

Voting takes place on Monday, October 16, 2017. Griesbach Residents vote at Major General Griesbach School (304 Griesbach School Road). The voting station will open at 9:00 am and close at 8:00 pm.


Advance Voting

The City has made it easy to vote early if you are unable to cast your ballot on election day. Advanced polls are open between October 4 – 13 at Evansdale Community League (9111 – 150 Avenue NW) 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

It is recommended you bring your driver’s license as identification.


Meet Your Candidates

Below, we have compiled a list of the candidates running for Councillor, Mayor, Public and Private School Board Trustee in our riding. We have included links so you can learn more about each candidate and their policies (where available).


Candidates for Councillor (Ward 2)

Three candidates are running to serve as Councillor for Ward 2. Below are their names and websites.

Candidates for Mayor

Twelve candidates are vying for Mayor. They are: Taz Bouchier, Mike Butler, Ron Cousineau, Carla Frost, Don Iveson, Don Koziak, Bob (Robert) Ligertwood, Henry Mak, Fahad Mughal, Gordon Nikolic, Steven Charles Shewchuk, Neil Stephens and Justin Thomas. Learn more at the official City of Edmonton Election Website: click here.


Candidates for Public School Board (Ward A)

The following candidates are on the ballot for Public School Board Trustee


Candidates for Catholic School Board Trustee (Ward 72)

The following candidates are on the ballot for Public School Board Trustee



Read the EFCL Candidate Questionnaire Answers

Also, the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues sent a request to all mayoral and council candidates to respond to a questionnaire. Read the results here:



City of Edmonton offers Youth Leadership Training Seminar

Are you between the ages of 13-17 and are interest in leading recreation programming?! The City of Edmonton is offering a free seminar that will go over how to plan and lead recreational activities for both drop-in and registered programs in your community. You can expect fun, interactive leadership training, helping you discover your inner leader and prepare you for volunteering with children.

Saturday October 21, 2017
1:00 pm—4:00 pm
Parkallen Community League
6510 111 Street NW

To Register CLICK HERE!

Or contact Car Rose @ 780-496-2979 or cara.rose@edmonton.ca

Please RSVP by October 14