So You Want to Run for Council? Candidate Information Workshop


  • Monday April 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm
  • Ma-te-Way Activity Centre
  • 1 Ma-te-Way Park Drive, Renfrew ON K7V 4J4


  • Potential Candidates
  • Spouse or Partner
  • Anyone interested in learning more about local government

This workshop will give you an understanding of Council’s roles and responsibilities. It will also explain how duties and responsibilities of public office will impact your life.

Speaker: Fred Dean is a lawyer who acts exclusively for municipalities across Ontario and municipal associations. He works with elected officials and senior staff giving them tools to make effective decisions on behalf of their communities. He has been one of the facilitators training members of council and heads of council on behalf of the Association of Municipalities since 2002.

FREE EVENT – Registration Required
Please contact Deputy Clerk Charkavi to register or for more information
at 613-432-4848 or

Topics will include:

  • Municipal Powers
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Public’s Role in Local Government
  • Difference between Governance and Administration
  • Municipal Conflict of Interest and other Personal Responsibilities
  • Impact on Family Life

Hosted by:

Town of Renfrew, Town of Arnprior, Township of McNab/Braeside, Township of Bonnechere Valley,
Township of Horton, Township of Whitewater Region, Township of Greater Madawaska