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Elections Calgary

What's on the ballot

What's on this page:

The Calgary General Election is on October 18, 2021.

This year you will receive two ballots – a municipal and a provincial ballot.

  • Voters will elect City Council and school board members.
  • Voters will vote on adding fluoride to our water.
  • Voters will select nominees for the Senate of Canada.
  • Voters will vote on referendums about equalization payments and Daylight-Saving Time.

Municipal ballot


City Council and school board trustees

Voters will elect City Council and school board members:

Water fluoridation


Voters will vote on adding fluoride to Calgary’s water.

Question: Are you in favour of reintroducing fluoridation of the municipal water supply? 
Your answer choices: yes or no.

The fluoride vote is not binding on Council. City Council makes the final decision.

Fluoride in Calgary’s water

Provincial ballot


Senate election and referendum questions

Voters will select 3 nominees for the Senate of Canada. Nominees may be appointed when vacancies occur.

Voters will vote on two referendum questions:

Question 1: Should section 36(2) of the Constitution Act, 1982, Parliament and the government of Canada’s commitment to the principle of making equalization payments, be removed from the Constitution?
Your answer choices: yes or no

Question 2: Do you want Alberta to adopt year-round Daylight-Saving Time, which is summer hours, eliminating the need to change our clocks twice a year? 
Your answer choices: yes or no

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