After several weeks of campaigning, debates, protests, and rocks thrown, the 2021 Canadian federal elections are nearly at an end.
Starting at 7 a.m. PST on Monday, September 20th, voters across BC have 12 hours to cast their ballot and help decide who will lead the country.
- Here are the five candidates running for election in Victoria
- These are the 5 major candidates running for election in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke
- These are the 5 major candidates running for election in Saanich-Gulf Islands
All registered voters must bring either one piece of government-issued ID, or two pieces of ID that both have their name and at least one with a current address, or declare their identity and address in writing and have a witness to vouch for their identity at the polling station.
Here’s how to find out where to go to cast your ballot:
- Go to the Elections Canada website.
- Type in your postal code and click ‘Go’.
- Click on the blue tab that says ‘Where do I vote?’
- The website will take you to your designated poll station and provide information about the site’s accessibility.
These are all the major local candidates running for election in Greater Victoria:
Laurel Collins – NDP
Hannah Hodson – Conservative Party
Nick Loughton – Green Party
Nikki Macdonald – Liberal Party
John Randal Phipps – People’s Party
Randall Garrison – NDP
Laura Frost – Conservative Party
Harley Gordon – Green Party
Doug Kobayashi – Liberal Party
Rob Anderson – People’s Party
Sabina Singh – NDP
David Busch – Conservative Party
Elizabeth May – Green Party
Sherri Moore-Arbour – Liberal Party
David Hilderman – People’s Party