Why is part of the Council meeting closed to the public?

All Council meetings are open to the public with the exception of the In-Camera, or Closed, sessions. Council uses this time to discuss matters that are confidential for any number of reasons. For example, any matters that:

  • Are confidential under provision of federal laws or provincial rule,
  • Constitute an invasion of individual privacy,
  • Describe the tactics and techniques used for protecting public safety and public property, if their disclosure could impair such protection.

The public is invited to attend the Open session, which starts at 7:00pm on scheduled meeting nights, unless otherwise stated.