Election Day for Canadians! | Surex
Election Day is here and that means an important decision will need to be made. Advanced poll turnout was at an all-time high this year. Knowing a little bit more about what the parties' platforms will help you make your decision.
By: Surex Insurance-Burlington
Canadians aged 18 or older can vote at the Federal Canadian Election. You will need to be able to prove your identity and address.
How to register to vote in Canada?
If you aren't registered now, you can do so at the polling station in person with the proper documents. You can also use the Online Voter Registration Service to print a registration certificate if you're not registered yet or if updates are needed to your information.
What documents do I need?
Bring a driver's license or ID that shows your photo, name, address issued by a government. Bring two pieces of ID in case anything should happen to ensure you can prove your identity.
Where to vote for federal election 2019?
The deadlines for advanced polling have passed but know that in future they take place between 9am-9pm several days before the election. Your other options are to vote at an Elections Canada office, on select campuses across Canada, or to vote by mail.
Who to vote for in the Canadian election?
Here are the 2019 Canadian Federal Election candidates:
· Liberal – Justin Trudeau
· Conservative – Andrew Scheer
· NDP – Jagmeet Singh
· Green Party – Elizabeth May
Some of the most important topics Canadians include tax, education, climate change, the economy, health care, trade, crime, immigration, pipeline transport, affordable living.
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