A new federal government is expected to be named Monday night, as Canada’s 2021 snap election gets underway.
The main parties vying for the 338 seats in the House of Commons are Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s New Democrats, Annamie Paul’s Greens., Yves-François Blanchet’s Bloc Quebecoi and Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party of Canada.
Polls are open in British Columbia from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where you can vote:
In Princeton the polling location is 170 Bridge Street, Royal Canadian Legion Princeton Branch 56.
Elections Canada has warned that due to staffing shortages from the pandemic, some voters may experience a wait to cast their ballot.
Masks are mandatory in polling locations, but proof of vaccine is not required.
Who is running in Central Okanagan Similkameen Nicola?
• Dan Albas, Conservative
• Sara Eves, Liberal
• Kathryn McDonald, PPC
• Joan Phillip, NDP
• Brennan Wauters, Green
For Elections Canada’s FAQ page for questions like what kind of identification to bring, click here.
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