WIth general election day only 11 days away, here are some of the dates, times and places you need to know to exercise your democratic right.
Town of Ladysmith
In Ladysmith, electors will be voting for one mayor, six councillors and nine school trustees.
Advance voting opportunities are open Wednesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 12 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at Ladysmith City Hall at 410 Esplanade.
General voting is open Saturday, Nov. 15 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the Frank Jameson Community Centre at 810 Sixth Ave.
For more information, visit www.ladysmith.ca.
Municipality of North Cowichan
Qualified electors of the Municipality of North Cowichan have the opportunity to elect one mayor, six councillors and seven school trustees.
Advance voting in North Cowichan takes place Wednesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at North Cowichan Municipal Hall at 7030 Trans Canada Highway.
On Saturday, Nov. 15, there are six voting places that will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. These include the Chemainus Seniors Drop-In Centre at 9824 Willow St., Crofton Elementary School at 8017 York Rd., North Cowichan Municipal Hall at 7030 Trans Canada Highway and three Duncan locations: Cowichan Secondary School, Quamichan Campus; École Mt. Prevost Elementary; and Maple Bay Elementary School.
For more information, go to www.northcowichan.ca.
Cowichan Valley Regional District
Mary Marcotte has been acclaimed in Electoral Area H (North Oyster/Diamond), but there is a referendum question, which asks: “Are you in favour of the Board of the Cowichan Valley Regional District adopting “CVRD Bylaw No. 3837 Chesterfield Sports Society Annual Financial Contribution Service (Area G) Establishment Bylaw, 2014,” that would allow the CVRD to annually requisition the greater of $8,340 per year, or an amount equal to the amount that could be raised by a property value tax of $0.01490 per $1,000 of net taxable value of land and improvements, to assist the Chesterfield Sports Society with costs associated with the operation and maintenance of the Cowichan Sportsplex?”
There will be an election in Electoral Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands), where incumbent Mel Dorey is up against Tom Hockin and John Sherry, and voters will be asked the same referendum question about the Cowichan Sportsplex.
In the CVRD, advance voting takes place Wednesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the Island Savings Centre in Duncan.
General voting for Area G will take place Saturday, Nov. 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Chemainus Elementary School at 3172 Garner St., while the polls for Area H will be at North Oyster Elementary School at 13470 Cedar Rd.
Voting on Thetis Island takes place Saturday, Nov. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Forbes Hall.
To learn more, visit www.cvrd.bc.ca.