Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 is election day in Canada.
Canadians have 12 hours to vote at their assigned polling station. Check out Elections Canada’s website here for the exact locations.
Voting hours are:
- Newfoundland time - 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Atlantic time - 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Eastern time - 9:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
- Central time - 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Mountain time (and Saskatchewan) - 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
- Pacific time - 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
What do you need to bring to the polling station?
- Option 1: Your driver’s licence or any other card issued by a Canadian government (federal, provincial/territorial or local) with your photo, name and current address
- Option 2: Two pieces of ID that both have your name. At least one must have your current address. Examples: voter information card and bank statement, or your student ID card and a utility bill.
- Option 3: sign a declaration confirming your identity and address, and bring someone who can vouch for you.
See the full list of ID accepted at the polls.