Vision stands united and speaks of building bridges with C.O.P.E. and Green Party. All three civic parties plan to hold nomination meetings in September to name candidates for city council, as well as school and parks boards. Read Tyee’s front page news on last night’s nomination results. It’s Gregor Robertson’s Vision
You might also consider putting your name forward for the Parks Board or School Board. Vancouver Public Library workers are community builders and have front line experience and knowledge of our publics concerns. We work year round in providing information and supporting research.
What do I need to know if I am interested in running for office?
Term of Office
If you are elected to local office, you will be expected to serve a three-year term. This term will officially begin on the first Monday after the first day of December following the election.
Please be aware that Library workers may not run for municipal while working for the City of Vancouver. We may run for the Parks Board or for the position of School Trustee.
Who May Run
You may run for local government office if you:
- * are a Canadian citizen;
- * are at least 18 years old on election day;
- * have lived in BC for at least the last 6 months;
- * have not been disqualified from voting in a BC local election.
You do not have to live in the jurisdiction in which you are running for office.