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January 11, 2012
Nominations close on Friday, January 13 for Toronto District School Board by-election

The by-election for the office of Trustee, Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Ward 17 - Don Valley East (City wards 33 and 34) and Ward 20 - Scarborough-Agincourt (City wards 39 and 40) will be held on February 27. The last day to file or withdraw a nomination is Friday, January 13 at 2 p.m. at the City of Toronto Election Services Office, 89 Northline Rd.

To be eligible to run in the by-election, candidates must be:
• a Canadian citizen, and
• at least 18 years of age, and
• a resident in the area of jurisdiction of the TDSB, and
• a public school supporter, and
• not legally prohibited from voting, and
• not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office.

Candidates must provide the following information when filing their nomination:
• a declaration of qualification
• proof of qualifying address within the jurisdiction of the TDSB, and
• $100 nomination filing fee (cash, certified cheque or money order made payable to “Treasurer, City of Toronto").

The City will issue a news release announcing the final list of candidates after nominations have closed. The final list of candidates for the 2012 by-election will be posted on the City's election website (

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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