By-Election 2023






Preliminary Results September 12, 2023








NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vote will be taken to elect a North Ward Councillor from the following duly nominated candidates:


Councillor North Ward 2             


ROME, Dennis


BOK, Neil

 Notice – Online Candidate Disclosure of Offences

As required by subsection 42(1) of The Municipal Councils and School Boards Elections Act, all candidates’ nomination papers must disclose any offences that they have pleaded guilty to, or been found guilty of, under:

·         The Criminal Code (Canada)

·         The Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada)

·         The Income Tax Act (Canada)

·         The Income Tax Act (Manitoba)

Candidates do not have to declare any offences under The Youth Criminal Justice Act (Canada), The Young Offenders Act (Canada), or an offence for which they were granted a pardon.


These disclosures must be published on the election authority’s website. Please be advised of the following candidate disclosures:


Candidate Name

Nominated Position

Disclosure of Offence




ROME, Dennis

Ward 2 Councillor

No offences disclosed

BOK, Neil

Ward 2 Councillor

No offences disclosed














The voting place will be open for voting on Tuesday, the 12th day of September 2023 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 the following location:


Ward 2  North of Road 43N            Nesbitt Hall, 39 Chesley Street, Nesbitt MB


IDENTIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED BEFORE BEING ALLOWED TO VOTE.  A person may be required to produce one piece of government issued photo identification (for example – driver’s license) or at least two other documents that provide proof of identity.




For the purpose of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but who have reason to believe that they will be absent or otherwise unable to attend their proper voting place on election day, advance voting opportunities will be available as follows:


August 15 to September 9, 2023

during normal business hours, excluding Statutory Holidays

Municipal Office, 106 Fourth Street, Wawanesa MB


Saturday, August 26, 2023

between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Nesbitt Hall, 39 Chesley Street, Nesbitt MB




A voter who is unable to go in person to the voting place or vote in advance, may apply in person or in writing to the senior election official at 106 Fourth Street, Wawanesa, Mb. R0K 2G0 or at


If applying in person, a voter may apply Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding Statutory Holidays, between August 15th and September 9th.   If applying by mail or email, an application received 12 or more days before the election will be delivered by ordinary mail.  If the application is received less than 12 days before the election, the voter may be required to make alternative arrangements.  Please contact the SEO at 204-824-2666 for further details.  




Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa

Prospective municipal by-election candidates must register with the Senior Election Official (SEO) during the registration period before they may begin to accept contributions, incur expenses, fundraise or borrow money for their campaign. 


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that candidate registrations will be received for the office of Ward 2 Councillor between July 10 and August 7, 2023 at the Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa office, 106 Fourth Street, Wawanesa, Manitoba during the regular hours of business, excluding Statutory Holidays. 


To obtain a registration form contact the SEO at the telephone number listed below.







The Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVENthat the Nomination Period is August 1 to August 7, 2023 during regular business hours, excluding Statutory Holidays.  That means that on August 1, 2, 3 and 4, 2023 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Wawanesa Municipal Office, 106 Fourth Street, Wawanesa, Manitoba, I will receive nominations for the office of Ward 2 Councillor of the aforesaid Local Authority.

Due to the August 7thStatutory Holiday, the nomination deadline is Friday, August 4, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. Nominations cannot be accepted after this day.

All nominations shall be made in writing and shall be signed by at least twenty-five voters, or NOT less than 1% of the voters (whichever is the lesser) of the authority or ward (as the case may be), but in all cases by at least two voters.  Each nomination shall also be accompanied by the candidate’s declaration of qualification.

Nominations may be filed in person at the above location, on the dates and hours specified, by a candidate or his/her agent.  Nomination papers will not be accepted by fax. To obtain a nomination paper, and/or candidate’s declaration of qualification, contact the SEO at the telephone number listed below.

Nomination papers not accompanied by the required documents and not properly filed shall be rejected.


Nomination Papers are available for public viewing at the Municipal Office located at 106 Fourth street Wawanesa during regular business hours, being 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday- Friday (Excluding Statutory Holidays).



Nomination papers received thus far include:

Dennis Rome

Neil Bok