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Western Québec School Board

School Elections

All parents of children attending a WQSB school will have their names automatically added to the English Electoral List. All other eligible voters can ensure their names are added to the English Electoral List by making a request to the Director General of the Western Québec School Board. This request should include their exact name in full, their date of birth, their gender, and complete civic address of domicile. Please contact Nicole Belec at 819.684.2336 (or toll free at 1.800.363.9111) local 1166.

Electoral Divisions

The WQSB’s territory is divided into 11 electoral divisions. You may view the description of the electoral divisions and map of the territory.

Commissioners’ Role

Every school board is administered by a Council of Commissioners composed of Commissioners elected or appointed under the Act respecting School Elections.

Who can become a Commissioner?

Every person who is entitled to have his or her name entered on the list of electors of a school board and who, on polling day, has been domiciled in the territory of the school board for six months or more may be elected as a Commissioner for that school board. [Literature: School Elections - Running as a candidate for school elections]

Prior to elections public notice will be given which will include:

Election Dates

School elections are held every four years, on the first Sunday in November, for all the seats of elected Commissioners. 

Electors list

Electors who do not have a child admitted to educational services in the English language or the French language school board that covers their home address may choose to exercise or revoke their right to vote at an English language school board. This choice is made by sending the Notice, to the Returning Officer.


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