Notice of Election By Voting

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of the Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality that an election by voting is necessary to elect:

  • Four (4) Councillors and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are:

ASHTON, Dan                                 23771 Old Yale Rd., Langley, BC

DYE, Kelly                                       7319 Cahilty Cres., Heffley Creek, BC

EIDHER, Afifa                                 2439 Fairways Dr., Sun Peaks, BC

HRYCAN, Len                                 384 Sunhill Crt., Kamloops, BC

KIMMEL, Julie                                4210 Bella Vista Dr., Sun Peaks, BC

OETTER, Jody                                 32-6000 Valley Dr., Sun Peaks, BC

O’TOOLE, Rob                                1345 Burfield Dr., Sun Peaks, BC

RICHINS, Harold                             2544 Mountain View Dr., Sun Peaks, BC

SORGE, Brennan                             5325 Lookout Ridge Dr., Sun Peaks, BC

  • Al RAINE is elected Mayor by acclamation.

VOTING DATES AND LOCATIONS

GENERAL VOTING will be open to qualified electors of Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality on:

Saturday, October 15, 2022 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM at the following location:

Location

Address

Sun Peaks Centre

3200 Village Way, Sun Peaks, BC

ADDITIONAL GENERAL VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be open to qualified electors as follows:

Date

Location

Address

Hours

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Sun Peaks Centre

3200 Village Way, Sun Peaks, BC

8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

ELECTORAL REGISTRATION

Registration of all electors will take place at the time of voting.

ELECTOR QUALIFICATIONS:

In order to vote an elector must be eligible either as a Resident Elector, or a Non-Resident Elector, the requirements of which are as follows:

  1. Resident Elector:
  • must be age 18 or older at time of registration;
  • must be a Canadian citizen;
  • must have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six (6) months immediately preceding the day of registration;
  • must not be disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or be otherwise disqualified by law.
  1. Non-Resident Elector:
  • must not be entitled to register as a resident;
  • must be age 18 or older at time of registration;
  • must be a Canadian citizen;
  • must have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six (6) months immediately preceding the day of registration;
  • must be a registered owner of real property in the Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality, either as joint tenants or tenants in common for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration;
  • must not be disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or be otherwise disqualified by law.

Voter Proof of Identity and Residence

All Electors (Resident and Non-Resident) will be required to produce two (2) documents, at least one (1) of which must contain the applicant’s signature, providing evidence of their identity and place of residency.  For example, any two (2) of the following will be acceptable:

  • a BC drivers license;
  • a BC identification card issued by the motor vehicle office;
  • an owner's certificate of insurance and vehicle license issued by ICBC;
  • a BC care card or gold care card;
  • a Social Insurance card;
  • a citizenship card issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada;
  • a real property tax notice;
  • a utility bill.

Non-Resident Property Electors must also provide proof of ownership of property (i.e. state of title certificate, registered agreement for sale, latest property tax notice, or latest property assessment notice) and written consent of a majority of the property owners if there is more than one owner (forms available at www.sunpeaksmunicipality.ca ) that they are entitled to register the jointly owned property.  The person voting must sign the consent form. No one can be registered to vote on behalf of a property that is owned or partially owned by a corporation.

MAIL BALLOT VOTING

Qualified electors may vote by mail. A Mail Ballot Application form can be submitted in person, by mail, fax or email to the Chief Election Officer. It is the responsibility of the elector to ensure mail ballot packages are returned to the Chief Election Officer by the close of voting on October 15th.

Please note:  packages will not be mailed out after October 2, 2022 and must be picked up.

ANSWERS TO COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

  • No elector may vote more than once regardless of the number of properties owned;
  • It is not necessary to be a property owner to register and vote as a Resident Elector;
  • There is no restriction to the number of Resident Electors entitled to register and vote per household;
  • Corporations or businesses are not entitled to register and vote.

Nicky Jonsson, Chief Election Officer
           Sun Peaks Municipality
           106 – 3270 Village Way
           Sun Peaks BC V0E 5N0 
           Phone:  250-578-2020         Fax:  250-578-2023 
           Email:   admin@sunpeaksmunicipality.ca