The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) presents So You Want to Run for Council?

Running for a seat on Council can be relatively simple. The rules that govern who can run and how to run an election campaign can be found in any Municipal Clerk’s office in Ontario. But, from the moment you file your nomination form your life will change!

There are questions you need the answers to and this new course from AMO can help you.


  • What does it take to run for council?
  • What should I know before I run?
  • How do I deal with the media during my campaign?
  • What is the true power and influence of municipal government?
  • What rules, regulations and laws govern my duties as an elected official?

This course will provide an overview of what you need to know to before you decide to run for municipal office and what you should know to begin your candidacy.

Where? ONLINE – No in class sessions, work at your own pace, in the privacy of your own home, work, or on the go.

How: Access the course clicking on the this link .

Cost: $24.95 gets your 30 days access to a wealth of knowledge