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Election Signs

It is important for candidates to be familiar with the regulations respecting elections signs in order to avoid any bylaw infractions or election offences under the Local Government Act 

  • Town of Sidney Sign Bylaw No. 2058
     - election signs are not to be posted on public property.

     - election signs (maximum 4 x 4 ft) may be posted on private property (upon approval of the property owner) after the candidate's nomination documents have been filed with the Chief Election Officer.

     - signs must be removed by the end of the day on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.
  • Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure Policy 
    - election signs may be posted on provincial highway rights-of-way only during the campaign period, beginning on September 17, 2022.  
    - signs must be removed by the end of the day on Monday, October 17, 2022.

Election Signs on Voting Days

Pursuant to section 163 of the Local Government Act, a person must not canvass or solicit votes or display or post election advertising within 100 metres of a building where voting proceedings are being conducted at the time.  Accordingly, please see below for a map illustrating the 100 metre restriction on voting days. 

  • TOWN HALL - Advance Voting Days - Wednesday, October 5 & Wednesday, October 12, 2022
  • MARY WINSPEAR CENTRE - General Voting Day - Saturday, October 15, 2022