Published on April 14, 2021

Election 2021: Virtual Information Sessions

Interested in Running in the 2021 Election?

The next St. Albert Election will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021. On this day, voters will cast their ballots to elect:

  • One Mayor 
  • Six Councillors 

Key Election Dates

Nomination Period From January 1, 2021 to September 20, 2021 at 12 p.m.
Virtual Information Session – Third Party Advertising April 28, 2021
Election Day October 18, 2021
Campaign Disclosure Statement Deadline March 1, 2022 

Virtual Third-Party Advertising Information Session

Date: April 28, 2021  
Time: 12 to 1 p.m.   
Location: Zoom (pre-registration is required)   

The Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) governs municipal and school division elections in Alberta. In 2020, the LAEA was updated and amendments included the following:

  • Nomination Period 
  • Contributions to Campaigns 
  • Third Party Advertising 

Candidates and third-party advertisers are responsible to ensure their compliance with the legislation. Join our upcoming virtual information session and learn about third party advertising, including advertiser eligibility, advertising requirements, finances and more.    

Included in the session will be a question-and-answer period, so make note of questions that you have brewing. To submit your questions ahead of time, please do so via email ( If you are unable to join the livestream, we will be recording the session and will post a link to the recording on the Information for Candidates page for future reference.   

Registration Instructions:

Candidates who wish to attend the Virtual Information Session via Zoom must send an email to by 3 p.m. on April 27, 2021 to register.  

In Case You Missed It…

The City of St. Albert hosted a candidate information session on March 11, 2021 via Zoom. This session covered various general information topics such as how to file nomination papers, notable changes to rules and regulations, upcoming deadlines and more. 

More Information

Visit the Information for Candidates page for the most up to date information. If you have questions, please contact the Election Office (Phone: 780-418-6663 or Email

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Last edited: April 13, 2021