WHAT'S NEXT FOR ONTARIO?
The future of the province is coming into focus as New Democrats vote in a new leader in March, 2023.
Leadership hopefuls will have until early December 2022 to register as candidates in the contest, and the next premier of Ontario will be chosen.
Foundational principles of the contest include generating enthusiasm for the Ontario NDP, its ideas and principles; being positive, inclusive and accessible; and growing the membership of the party including prioritizing growth in equity-deserving communities.
There's a lot that needs to happen before we can welcome our new Ontario NDP leader. Here are the important dates and deadlines you need to know.
Monday, July 18— Campaign Period Begins
Sunday, November 13 - Leadership Candidates Meet and Greet
Monday, December 5— Candidate Nomination Deadline
Wednesday, December 14 - Leadership Debate: Save the Date!
Wednesday, December 14— Affiliate Registration Deadline
Tuesday, January 3 — Membership Sign-up Deadline
Saturday, March 4 — New Leader Announcement Event
We've collected some of your most frequently-asked questions about the Ontario NDP leadership race here, including questions about the campaign period, memberships, the voting period, candidate requirements and more.
Have a question you don't see listed here? Please reach out to us and we'll do what we can to get it answered.