Elections Canada

New Canadians, those who recently turned 18, or recently moved or changed their name reminded to register for October 21st federal election

Sep 23, 2019 | 10:51am

New voters as well as voters who have moved or changed their names will need to register for the October 21st Federal Election. Marie-France Kenny of Elections Canada Saskatchewan said that includes people who have turned 18 and new Canadian citizens. She said registering on-line at elections.ca is easiest way to sign up, the website […]

Chief electoral officer decides to stick with voting day amid religious concerns

Jul 29, 2019 | 12:07pm

Canada’s chief electoral officer says voting day this fall should not be moved, despite the fact that it falls on a Jewish holiday. Election day can be no later than Oct. 21 under federal law, which this year coincides with the holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, a day on which Orthodox Jews are not permitted […]