Nanaimo welcomes its next Mayor and Council at the 2022 Inaugural Ceremony


The City's new Mayor and Council will be welcomed and sworn-in during an inaugural ceremony at 7 pm on Monday, November 7.

With 18,664 ballots cast in the 2022 General Local Election, Leonard Krog was re-elected and will serve as Nanaimo's mayor. Mayor Krog will be joined by re-elected councillors Sheryl Armstrong, Tyler Brown, Ben Geselbracht, Erin Hemmens and Ian Thorpe, and newly-elected councillors Hilary Eastmure, Paul Manly and Janice Perrino.

The public is invited to come and watch the ceremony, beginning at 7 pm at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in the Mt. Benson Ballroom. The ceremony will also be livestreamed through the City's website and will be broadcast live on Shaw TV, channel 4.

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Key Points

  • The inaugural meeting of Nanaimo's new City Council will be held Monday, November 7 at 7 pm at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in the Mt. Benson Ballroom.
  • The public is invited to attend in person, or can watch the ceremony live on our livestream or on Shaw TV, channel 4.


"The inaugural ceremony is an opportunity to welcome the incoming Mayor and Council who will be guiding our City for the next four-year term, as well as an opportunity to say thank you to outgoing councillors."

City Clerk
City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • This is the 119th elected Council since Nanaimo was incorporated as a City in 1874.


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