It’s your time to get your voice heard
Housing, high cost of living, and health are some of the top issues facing Canadians as they head to the polls on September 20.
Here are 4 ways you can vote and make your voice heard:
1. Vote on advance polling days
You can vote in advance at your assigned polling station from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on:
- Friday, September 10;
- Saturday, September 11;
- Sunday, September 12;
- Monday, September 13.
To find your assigned polling station, check your voter information card or use the Voter Information Service at Canada Elections.
2. Vote by mail
Apply to vote by mail as soon as possible. You can apply online or by contacting any Elections Canada office across Canada before Tuesday, September 14, 6:00 p.m
Elections Canada will mail you a voting kit. When you decide on the candidate you want to vote for, write the name of the candidate on your ballot.
Mail your completed ballot back. Do note that deadlines apply!
Your voting kit contains everything you need to return your ballot to Elections Canada, including a prepaid envelope. Follow the instructions in your kit.
Once you have applied to vote by special ballot, you can’t change your mind and vote at advance polls or on election day.
3. Vote at any Elections Canada office
There are over 500 Elections Canada offices open across Canada. Vote at any one of them before Tuesday, September 14, 6:00 p.m.
You will vote using the special ballot process. The offices are open seven days a week:
- Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Sunday: noon to 4:00 p.m.
Find the Elections Canada office nearest to you.
4. Vote on Election Day
Vote at your assigned polling station on election day, Monday, September 20, 2021. Polls will be open for 12 hours.
Health and safety protocols will be in place in all the polling stations. They are also all accessible, which means they meet at least 15 mandatory accessibility criteria,
Who will be the next Prime Minister?
Now that you know the four ways to vote in the Canadian elections, the answer is in your hands.