2020 School Trustee By-Election



Pursuant to section 98 of the Local Government Act, an election by voting is to be held for the office of School Trustee – Area C. The candidates for the office of School Trustee are:


Baldwin, Randi - #21 – 2140 20th Street, Courtenay, V9N 2G6
Bielert, Kandice – 3668 Macaulay Road, Black Creek, V9J 1C5
May, Cristi – 4207 Macaulay Road, Black Creek, V9J 1C9
Parkin, Monica – 2385 Grantham Place, Courtenay, V9J 1T5
Purden, Terence – 1925 Miracle Beach Drive, Black Creek, V9J 1K1
Thompson, Rob – 1517B Kye Bay Road, Comox, V9M 3T1


Advanced polling dates and times are:

Wednesday, December 2, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Merville Hall, 1245 Fenwick Road, Merville.

Thursday, December 10, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at the School District Office, 607 Cumberland Road, Courtenay.

General Voting will be held on Saturday December 12, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at NAVIGATE school, formerly called NIDES and prior to that, referred to as Tsolum School, 2505 Smith Road, Courtenay.


Eligible Electors


Canadian citizens, 18 years of age or older, living in BC for at least 6 months before the general voting day and residing in Electoral Area C (a map is available on the Regional District website) for at least 30 days prior to the general voting day. Any nonresident property owners must provide proof that they are entitled to register in accordance with property ownership.


What to Bring 


Electors must provide two documents that, in combination, prove residency (address) and identity (photo). For the health and safety of all, electors must wear a mask and bring their own pen or pencil.

District Parent Advisory Council will host a trustee candidate forum Monday, November 30, 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Contact DPAC at dpac@sd71.b.ca for Zoom link. Submission of questions for candidates due November 27 to dpac@sd71.bc.ca 
Trustee Candidate Forum