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Advance polling for federal election begins today

Eligible voters can cast their ballots for the federal election at the advance polls starting today.

 

The advance poll is located at the Elections Canada office at 55 Station Road, and is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. beginning today until Monday, Sept. 13.

 

Elections Canada spokesperson Marie-France Kenny says voters also have the option of voting with a special or mail-in ballot, however they must be returned by Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m.

 

Both electors and employees are required to wear masks at the polling locations, and physical distancing and hand sanitizing will be enforced.

 

Registered voters should have received their voter card with their polling location for the September 20th election. They can also check their registration status at elections.ca.

 

Candidates for the Churchill Keewatinook-Aski riding are Niki Ashton for the NDP, Charlotte Larocque for the Conservatives, Shirley Robinson for the Liberals, Ralph McLean for the Greens, and Dylan Young for the People’s Party of Canada.

 

EDITING NOTE: Corrected from Shirley Jackson to Shirley Robinson in the fifth paragraph.

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