It's deadline day for nominees, who want to be part of this year's municipal elections. This includes races for mayors, councillors and school board trustees.

So far, there are some healthy lists for seats on council in Kenora, Dryden and Sioux Lookout.

In Kenora, two nominees are running for mayor:

  • Dan Reynard
  • Lydia Harlos

There are also 14 running for six seats on council, including four incumbents:

  • Mort Goss
  • Rory McMillan
  • Sharon Smith
  • Colin Wasacase

Three are running to return to council:

  • Rod McKay
  • Andrew Poirier
  • Chris van Walleghem

Seven are hoping to become a new voice at city hall:

  • Lee-Anne Carver
  • Graham Chaze
  • Anthony Leek
  • Eric Lovas
  • Jennifer McKibbon
  • Dale Pearson
  • Kirsi Ralko

In Dryden, two well-known names are running for mayor:

  • former mayor Roger Valley
  • incumbent and businessman Greg Wilson

A total of 14 are running for six seats on council, including incumbents:

  • Norm Bush
  • John Carlucci
  • Martin MacKinnon

(Mary Trist and Nick Beyak didn't not file their nomination papers to run again.)

There's also 11 nominees running to add a new voice on Dryden council:

  • Jason Owen
  • Michelle Williams
  • Darton Dudley-Rennie
  • Bill Latham
  • Richard Jonasson
  • Catherine Kiewning
  • Shayne MacKinnon
  • Corrie Trist
  • Michelle Price
  • Shawn Lappage

In Sioux Lookout, three are running for mayor:

  • incumbent Doug Lawrance
  • former mayor Dennis Leney
  • challenger Jason Bailey

Another 10 nominees are hoping for one of five councillor-at-large spots on council, including incumbents:

  • John Bath
  • Steven Forbes
  • Joyce Timpson
  • Yolaine Kirlew
  • Calvin Southall

They will be challenged by:

  • Darlene S. Angeconeb
  • Debbie Elizabeth Baker
  • John Bath
  • Ronald Bird
  • Joe Cassidy
  • Cory Allan Lago

Donald Fenelon is the only nominee for the Hudson -- Ward I position.

At the Kenora Catholic District School Board, the five incumbents are:

  • Frank Bastone (chair)
  • Paul Landry
  • Michael Favreau
  • Teresa Galik
  • Anne Sweeney

They'll be challenged by:

  • Bonnie Reynard.

At the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, five are running for three spots in Kenora, including incumbents:

  • Cecile Marcino (vice-chair)
  • Jennifer Kitowski
  • Michelle Guitard

They're being challenged by:

  • Heather Bird
  • Dave Cornish

In Dryden, three are running for one seat on the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board:

  • Barb Gauthier (currently Sioux Lookout trustee)
  • Ron Gillis
  • Edward Arnold

In Sioux Lookout, there is only one candidate for a seat on the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board.

  • Darrin Joseph Head

At the Northwest Catholic District School Board, two are running in Sioux Lookout:

  • Cathy Bowen
  • James Kulchyski

There's only one candidate for a seat on the Northwest Catholic District School Board in Dryden:

  • Kathy Bryck

For more information:

City of Kenora

City of Dryden

Municipality of Sioux Lookout

 

 

 

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