Press Release, September 10, 2015

Garden Valley School Division announces that a School Board vacancy has been created with the resignation of Ward 2 (rural) Trustee June Letkeman, effective October 31, 2015.

The Board, at its September 8, 2015 regular meeting, appointed Terry Penner, Secretary-Treasurer, as the Senior Election Official (SEO).

A By-Election is planned to be held Wednesday, November 18, 2015.  All residents within the Garden Valley School Division are eligible to be elected for the vacancy provided they are a Canadian Citizen, over the age of 18 and reside within Garden Valley School Division.

A quick glance at the GVSD Election Calendar:  The Nomination period will run from Tuesday, October 6 through Tuesday, October 13, 2015. Nomination papers will be available at the Division Office.  An Advance Poll is scheduled to take place at the GVSD Division Office on Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 pm.  Mobile Voting is scheduled to take place Friday, November 13, 2015.  Election Day – scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Division Office.

Election updates will be posted on the Division’s website at

Please contact SEO Terry Penner (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 204.325.8335) if you have any questions about the election; or are considering running as a candidate.