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  • 22 Sep 2018 2:42 PM | Nancy Cohen (Administrator)

    Saturday, October 6th - 9:30 am to Noon at the Humphrey Community Centre.

    Mayoral and Ward candidates will address the audience with their personal message and answer questions. Come hear the platforms and decide how to best cast your vote. 

    LJNA is co-hosting this All Candidates meeting on Thanksgiving weekend with several other lake associations.  It is open to all.  We hope to see you there.  And please encourage your neighbors to come.


  • 22 Sep 2018 2:06 PM | Nancy Cohen (Administrator)

    Residents of Seguin Township have been fortunate that the Seguin mayor and Council have been excellent. Seguin is in very good financial condition. Property taxes (mill rate) are lower than surrounding townships such as TML. The Seguin Official plan puts the “environment first“. And this policy is carried out by measures such as Recreational Carrying Capacity. 

    Your vote is important.   Decisions at the municipal level include road maintenance and construction, land use planning, environmental services such as garbage and recycling, and, of course, property taxes!  Waterfront property owners represent a significant proportion of the voters in Seguin. 

    Voting opens – October 9th and will continue until October 22nd.

    Voting in Seguin will be done electronically.  This means that you can vote from anywhere in the world by phone or by internet.  If you are on the voters’ list, you will receive a PIN and instructions by mail towards the end of September.  For more information on how this will work visit the Seguin Election Webpage and click on the topic: Internet and Telephone Voting.

    Make sure you are on the Voters List

    Canadian citizens who own or rent property in Seguin are eligible to vote. Contact the Municipal Office (705) 732-4300 or attend in person to check that you and your spouse are on the list

    Eligibility requirements are detailed in on the Seguin website (pdf).  And in more detail in the 2018 Voters' guide for Ontario municipal and school board elections (pdf).

    Staff at the Seguin office will help you to apply to be added if needed. Changes and corrections can be made to the close of voting, Oct 22, but it’s easier to do it now.  

  • 20 Sep 2018 4:15 PM | Nancy Cohen (Administrator)

    Candidates for Mayor:

    Bruce Gibbons, our current mayor is not seeking re-election. We thank Mayor Gibbons for his leadership and commitment to Seguin over many years.  His replacement will have a crucial role in guiding Seguin for the next four years.

    There are three candidates: Mario Buszynski, Ann MacDiarmid, and Mark Stivrins.  Please the links click below to read information provided by the candidates:

    Mario Buszynski: https://www.marioformayor.ca/

    Ann MacDiarmid: https://www.annmacdiarmid.ca/  and Ann MacDiarmid Brochure 2.pdf  and  Endorsement from Bruce Gibbons

    Mark Stivrins:  2018 Mark Stivrins.pdf


    Candidates Ward 3:

    About 20 residents of Lake Joseph North are in Ward 3.  Three candidates have declared: Rod Osborne, the incumbent, Julia Sek and Wiliam Stoneman.  Brochures provided by the candidates can be viewed by clicking the links beside their names.

    Rod Osborne: Rod Osborne - Brochure (2).JPG

    Julia Sek:  campaign brochure 2018 final.pdf

    Wiliam Stoneman:  William STONEMAN - candidate newsletter.pdf


    Candidates Ward 4:

    Current Ward 4 Councillor Susan Adams is not running for re-election  We thank her for her service to Seguin and Lake Joseph residents.

    Terry Fellner, a long time Lake Joseph resident, is acclaimed for Ward 4.

    A list of all the Candidates for Seguin council and their contact information is posted on the Seguin Website.


    More Information

    Coverage of the election issues can be found on the Parry Sound Northstar Site.

    Coverage of the Oct 6th All Candidates Meeting can be found HERE and HERE.

    The MLA's election information including their views on the Seguin candidates can be viewed at this link.  More information on their process can be viewed here.


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