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 Quebecois and Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party of Canada.
Polls are open in British Columbia from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. PST
Where you can vote:
Grand Forks Art Gallery, 524 Central Ave.
Gospel Chapel, 7048 Donaldson Dr.
Sacred Heart Parish, 7269 9th St.
Christina Lake Community Centre, 90 Park Rd.
McArthur Centre, 1355 Veterans Ln.
Midway Community Centre, 692 Centre Ave.
Park View Manor, 670 9th Ave.
Rock Creek and Boundary Fair Pavilion, 3880 Kettle Valley Road South
*EDITOR’S NOTE: Your designated polling station will be marked on your voting card.
To find out your local poll location, visit the Elections Canada website and type in your street address. Alternatively, Canadians can look at your voter registration card. Voters can only visit their specified polling location.
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 South Okanagan-West Kootenay?
- Richard Cannings, New Democratic Party (NDP)
- Tara Howse, Green Party of Canada
- Helena Konanz, Conservative Party of Canada
- Sean Taylor, People’s Party of Canada
For Elections Canada’s FAQ page for questions like what kind of identification to bring, click here.