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General News · 11th October 2015
Yay, many people received their new (& correct) voting cards in the mail. This card, together with your valid id will make voting easy & quick on Monday.
The poling station at the Cortes School on Beasley Road is open from 7 am until 7 pm.

Bring your Voter Card + One piece of photo id with your current address:
• your driver's licence or
• your provincial or territorial ID card or
• any other government card with your photo, name and current address


Bring your Voter Card + Two pieces of ID - At least one must have your current address
(*see list of approved id at the bottom of this post)

No Voting Card?
If you did not get your card, you can check to see if you are on the voters list. To make it easier/save time on voting day, you can check/update/register ahead of time. Click here to register or visit On Monday bring the id you’ll need to vote and you will be directed to the right person who will hand you the ballot if you are on the list.

No voting card & not able to check online if you are on the voters list?
No problem; you do not have to pre-register in order to vote. While you will save yourself time if you’re already registered, you CAN register to vote at the polling station on Election Day. Just bring the identification you’ll need and ask to register. No big deal.

No id with your current address?
If you don’t have anything with your current address on it, don’t despair! Someone can “vouch” for where you live as long as they:
• Live in the same polling division as you
• Have proof of their own identity and residence
• Haven’t vouched for anyone else or been vouched for themselves.
Do make sure you bring two pieces of ID from the list.

Remember. To vote, you must be:
* a Canadian citizen,
* 18 or over on election day,
* living at an address assigned to your polling station

* ID LIST - Bring Two pieces of ID - At least one must have your current address
health card
Canadian passport
birth certificate
certificate of Canadian citizenship
citizenship card
social insurance number card
Indian status card
band membership card
Métis card
card issued by an Inuit local authority
Canadian Forces identity card
Veterans Affairs health card
old age security card
hospital card
medical clinic card
label on a prescription container
identity bracelet issued by a hospital or long-term care facility
blood donor card
CNIB card
credit card
debit card
employee card
student identity card
public transportation card
library card
liquor identity card
parolee card
firearms licence
licence or card issued for fishing, trapping or hunting
utility bill (e.g. electricity; water; telecommunications services including telephone, cable or satellite)
bank statement
credit union statement
credit card statement
personal cheque
government statement of benefits
government cheque or cheque stub
pension plan statement
residential lease or sub-lease
mortgage contract or statement
income tax assessment
property tax assessment or evaluation
vehicle ownership
insurance certificate, policy or statement
correspondence issued by a school, college or university
letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee
targeted revision form from Elections Canada to residents of long-term care facilities
letter of confirmation of residence from a First Nations band or reserve or an Inuit local authority
letter of confirmation of residence, letter of stay, admission form or statement of benefits from one of the following designated establishments:
student residence
seniors' residence
long-term care facility
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