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A Federal Seat is Vacant in Mississauga–Lakeshore

News Release

Gatineau, Friday, June 3, 2022

  • On Monday, May 30, 2022, the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, received official notice from the Speaker of the House of Commons that the seat for Mississauga–Lakeshore (Ontario) is vacant. A by-election will take place to fill the vacant seat.
  • The date of the by-election must be announced between June 10, 2022, and November 26, 2022. This announcement signals the start of the by-election period.
  • The by-election period must last at least 36 days but no more than 50 days. The by-election must be held on a Monday. Therefore, the earliest date that the Mississauga–Lakeshore by-election can be held is Monday, July 18, 2022.

Elections Canada is an independent, non-partisan agency that reports directly to Parliament.

Information: Elections Canada Media Relations

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