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Advance voting in federal by-elections begins Friday

Gatineau, Wednesday, March 22, 2017

  • Advance voting for the federal by-elections in Calgary Heritage (Alberta), Calgary Midnapore (Alberta), Markham–Thornhill (Ontario), Ottawa–Vanier (Ontario) and Saint-Laurent (Quebec) begins on Friday, March 24 and continues Saturday, March 25, Sunday, March 26 and Monday, March 27.
  • Advance polls in these electoral districts are open from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. (local time).
  • Electors can find the address of their advance voting location on the back of their voter information card. They can also visit or call 1-800-463-6868.
  • To vote, electors must show proof of identity and address. The list of accepted pieces of identification is online.
  • The voter information card is not an authorized piece of ID, but we encourage electors to bring it with them for faster service at the polls.

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