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May 08, 2019, 15:16 ET Media Advisory - Media Opportunity with Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault

GATINEAU, QC, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend "Real Tools for Real Situations: The Journey to the 2019 Federal Election" with opening remarks by Chief Electoral Officer ...


May 06, 2019, 10:06 ET Election-Day Reminders for Electors in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

The federal by-election is today GATINEAU, QC, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Electors in Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia) are heading to the polls today. Electors must vote at their assigned polling place. ...


May 02, 2019, 09:57 ET Electors Can Register at the Polls

GATINEAU, QC, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Electors in the electoral district of Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia) who are not registered can still vote in the Monday, May 6 by-election. They can register...


May 01, 2019, 10:35 ET Registered Political Parties' First Quarter Financial Returns for 2019 Now Online

GATINEAU, QC, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, announced today that registered parties' first quarter financial returns for 2019 are now available on...


Apr 30, 2019, 15:06 ET Preliminary Turnout Figures from Advance Polls in Federal By-election Now Available

GATINEAU, QC, April 30, 2019 Preliminary figures indicate that 9,004 electors voted at the advance polls in the by‑election of Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia). As these figures are preliminary,...


Apr 26, 2019, 14:34 ET Final Election Expenses Limits Now Available

Limits apply to registered political parties and candidates in the federal by-election in Nanaimo–Ladysmith GATINEAU, QC, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Chief Electoral Officer has released the final...


Apr 26, 2019, 09:58 ET Deadline Approaches to Apply to Vote by Mail or at the Elections Canada Office in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

GATINEAU, QC, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - For the federal by-election in Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia), electors who will be away during advance polls or on election day, or who find it more...


Apr 24, 2019, 11:43 ET New Registry Requirements for Political Ads on Online Platforms

GATINEAU, QC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Elections Canada is issuing guidance regarding political ads during pre-election and election periods. The goal of this new document is to help online...


Apr 24, 2019, 11:26 ET Advance Voting in the Federal By-election in Nanaimo-Ladysmith Begins Friday

GATINEAU, QC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Advance voting for the federal by-election in Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia) begins on Friday, April 26, and continues on Saturday, April 27; Sunday, April...


Apr 17, 2019, 10:10 ET Election Reminder Brochures Are in the Mail

GATINEAU, QC, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Canada has mailed a reminder brochure to each household in Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia), where a by-election is taking place. In the brochure,...


Apr 11, 2019, 09:48 ET Voter Information Cards Are in the Mail

Registered electors in Nanaimo–Ladysmith should receive their card by Thursday, April 18 GATINEAU, QC, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Canada is mailing a personalized voter information card to each ...


Apr 04, 2019, 10:09 ET There are Several Ways to Vote in the Federal By-election in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

GATINEAU, QC, April 4, 2019 /CNW/ - For the by-election now underway in Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia), electors can choose the voting option that best suits their schedule. They can vote in...


Apr 02, 2019, 14:28 ET Preliminary Election Expenses Limits Are Now Available Online

Limits Apply to Registered Political Parties, Candidates and Third Parties in the Federal By‑Election in Nanaimo–Ladysmith GATINEAU, QC, April 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The Chief Electoral Officer has released ...


Apr 01, 2019, 11:50 ET Privacy Commissioner, Chief Electoral Officer Canada issue guidance to help political parties protect the personal information of Canadians

GATINEAU, QC, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Political parties are encouraged to take steps to better protect the personal information of Canadians ahead of the next federal election in guidance jointly...


Apr 01, 2019, 11:12 ET Transfer of the Commissioner of Canada Elections to the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

GATINEAU, QC, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) published in the Canada Gazette a second notice allowing several provisions of Bill C-76, which amended the Canada...


Mar 27, 2019, 13:33 ET Revision of Lists of Electors Begins - Electors in Nanaimo-Ladysmith Can Check or Update Their Voter Registration Online

GATINEAU, QC, March 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Canada has started revising the preliminary lists of electors for all polling divisions in Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia). Preliminary lists of...


Mar 24, 2019, 13:03 ET Federal By-election Underway in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

GATINEAU, QC, March 24, 2019 /CNW/ - A federal by-election will be held on Monday, May 6, 2019 in the electoral district of Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia) to fill a vacancy in the House of...


Mar 14, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Chief Electoral Officer participates in Civic Education Activity at École Roméo-Dallaire in Winnipeg/

WINNIPEG, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Canada is inviting media to an event in collaboration with École Roméo-Dallaire that showcases its civic education resources. This event is the first of its ...


Mar 14, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Chief Electoral Officer participates in Civic Education Activity at St John's High School in Winnipeg/

WINNIPEG, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Canada is inviting media to an event that showcases its civic education resources. This event, the first one in Western Canada, is in collaboration with St...


Mar 12, 2019, 16:02 ET Chief Electoral Officer participates in Civic Education Activity at École Roméo-Dallaire in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Canada is inviting media to an event in collaboration with École Roméo-Dallaire that showcases its civic education resources. This event is the first of its ...


Mar 12, 2019, 15:14 ET Media Advisory - Chief Electoral Officer participates in Civic Education Activity at St John's High School in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Canada is inviting media to an event that showcases its civic education resources. This event, the first one in Western Canada, is in collaboration with St...


Mar 01, 2019, 11:27 ET Canadian Citizens Can Update Their Voter Registration by Checking "Yes" on Their T1 Tax Form

GATINEAU, QC, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - It's tax filing season again and Elections Canada invites all Canadian citizens filing their income taxes to check "Yes" on their income tax form to share their...


Feb 25, 2019, 09:20 ET Election Day Reminders for Electors in Burnaby South, Outremont and York-Simcoe

Federal by-elections are today GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Electors in Burnaby South (British Columbia), Outremont (Quebec) and York–Simcoe (Ontario) are heading to the polls today. Electors...


Feb 22, 2019, 15:19 ET A Federal Seat is Vacant in Kings-Hants

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - On February 20, 2019, the Chief Electoral Officer, Stéphane Perrault, received official notice from the Speaker of the House of Commons that the seat for...


Feb 21, 2019, 09:07 ET Electors Can Register at the Polls

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Electors in the electoral districts of Burnaby South (British Columbia), Outremont (Quebec) and York–Simcoe (Ontario) who are not registered can still vote in the...