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School Board Trustees—Who are they and why are they important?
Who can Vote for School Board Trustees?
An individual may vote in a school board election if, on Voting Day, they are:
- a Canadian citizen; and
- at least 18 years of age; and
- an owner or tenant of residential property in the City of Oshawa; or
- a spouse of an owner or tenant of residential property in the City of Oshawa; and
- not prohibited from voting under any law.
Note: If you are eligible to vote in the City of Oshawa municipal elections as a result of ownership or tenancy of commercial property, you are not eligible to vote in a school board election.
- English Separate School Board (Durham Catholic District School Board)
- To qualify as an elector for the English separate school board, an individual must be a Roman Catholic and a supporter of the English separate school board. English separate electors will vote for the position of Trustee on the Durham Catholic District School Board. Two trustees will represent English separate electors in the City of Oshawa on the Durham Catholic District School Board.
Note: Supporter refers to the school board to which the school board portion of your taxes is provided. The default is the public school system. In order to support any school board, other than the English public, you must direct your taxes to the appropriate school system. Please contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) for further information at 1-866-296-6722.