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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 elections.ca 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.
Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.
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