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Notice of Nomination for Office

As there were an insufficient number of certified candidates to fill all positions available, nominations will be reopened for the vacant position. Therefore, nominations in the Municipality of Charlton and Dack for the office of Councillor (1 position) may be made by completing and filing with the office of the Clerk, nominations on the prescribed form and accompanied by the prescribed nomination filing fee of $100.

Nominations may be filed on Wednesday September 17th, 2014 between the hours of 9:00am and 2:00pm.


Declaration of Acclamation to Office

The following certified candidates have been acclaimed to the office that follows their respective names:

Deborah Veerman - Councillor

Wayne Pawson - Councillor

Chauncey Corley - Councillor

Merrill Bond - Reeve


13th Annual Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

The Council for the Municipality of Charlton and Dack has supported a motion from CUPE requesting that Wednesday October 29th, 2014 be proclaimed as Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day.  A copy of the motion is as followed:


WHEREAS years of research confirms the benefits of high quality child care for young children’s intellectual, emotional, social and physical development and later life outcomes; and

WHEREAS childcare promotes the well-being of children and responds to the needs of parents, childcare workers and the broader community by supporting quality of life so that citizens can fully participate in and contribute to the economic and social life of their community; and

WHEREAS many studies show trained and knowledgeable Early Childhood Educators and child care staff are the most important element in quality childcare and that good wages and working conditions are associated with higher job satisfaction and moral, lower staff turnover which leads to high quality education and care;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that October 29th, 2014 be designated the 13th annual “Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day” in recognition of the education, dedication and commitment of childcare workers to children, their families and quality of life of the community.