2019 Council elections

Nomination period

Seek nomination by the Nominating Commitee.

Seek nomination through the Membership.

Release of Report of the Nominating Committee.
(Jan 9)

Election period

Election open.
(5 weeks - Mar/Apr)

Election results released.
(Annual Meeting - Aug)

The CMPA is governed by an elected Council of 30 practising physicians representing 10 geographical areas across Canada. Each year, approximately one-third of CMPA Council positions are scheduled for nomination and election. Any CMPA member in an Area and Division with positions scheduled for nomination and election may seek nomination.

Election period: COMING SOON

  • Online voting (within election areas) will occur March 20-April 24, 2019.
  • All members in election areas can vote for specialist and generalist candidates, regardless of the members' area of practice. Generalists can vote for specialists and vice versa.

Proposed candidates: 2019 Report of the Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee has carefully reviewed submissions received from interested nominees in election areas across the country. Weighing the collective needs of the Council as a whole, the Committee has developed a recommended slate of proposed candidates.

Scheduled positions

In 2019, 10 council positions are scheduled for nomination and election in the following Areas and Divisions**:

  • Area 1 (British Columbia and Yukon): 1 position in Division A
  • Area 2 (Alberta): 1 position in Division B
  • Area 3 (Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and Nunavut): 1 position in Division A or B
  • Area 5 (Ontario): 1 position in Division A and 2 positions in Division B
  • Area 6 (Québec): 2 positions in Division A
  • Area 7 (New Brunswick): 1 position in Division A or B
  • Area 10 (Newfoundland and Labrador): 1 position in Division A or B

**Visit our nomination and election process page for information on Council representation and Divisions A and B.

Key dates and activities

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CLOSED October 25, 2018: Deadline for submissions* for consideration by the Nominating Committee.
February 13, 2019: Deadline for receipt of nominations* from the membership.
January 9, 2019: Release of the Report of the Nominating Commitee - slate of candidates proposed by Committee.
March 20, 2019: Online voting opens for members in areas where elections are required.
April 24, 2019: Online voting ends.
August 14, 2019: Election results announced at the CMPA Annual Meeting.

*All documentation required for new nominees and Council members seeking re-election MUST be submitted by deadline.

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