Elections BC is conducting an enumeration and updating the provincial voters list for the May 2013 provincial general election.
“Elections BC is implementing a multi-layered approach to enumerating the province in advance of the May 2013 provincial general election,” said Keith Archer, Chief Electoral Officer. “We are asking eligible voters to register and those already on the list to ensure their voter registration is up-to-date.”
Beginning Monday, Feb. 25, more than 1.9 million notices will be mailed to residential addresses in the province asking eligible residents to register to vote or to update their voter registration information. Residents can do so on-line (www.elections.bc.ca/ovr) or by calling Elections BC toll-free at 1-800-661-8683. Residents may also identify the names of voters no longer living at their address and request that their name be removed from the address.
Starting on March 6, Elections BC voter registration officials will provide voter registration opportunities throughout the province at shopping malls, community centres, campuses and more. Voter registration officials will be conducting door-to-door visits in selected high mobility neighbourhoods, new subdivisions and residential complexes.
View the electoral district specific voter registration opportunities on the Elections BC website at: www.elections.bc.ca/index.php/2013-voters-list-update/#opportunities/
“Look for us in your community,” adds Archer. “Take the opportunity to register to vote or make sure your voter registration information is up-to-date. Be ready for the provincial general election.”
Can we afford child poverty?
The Sunshine Coast chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women is hosting a free public information forum on Wednesday, March 13 asking the question can we afford child poverty?
The forum is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall. Admission is free with donations to the food bank. There will be a keynote speaker, panel discussion and workshop focus groups.
See www.cfuwsc.org for more information or phone 604-741-9846. Call 604-740-0025 to arrange child care.