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Date:
October 14, 2021
Time:
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Address:
Exshaw, AB T0L 2C0
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2021 Municipal Election Advanced Vote Opportunities

Thursday, October 14, 2021


Notice of Election and Requirements for Voter Identification

Municipal District of Bighorn No.8 

Notice is hereby given:

  1. That an election will be held for the filling of the following offices:

    Office(s)

    Ward

    Number of Vacancies

    Councillor

    1

    2

    Councillor

    2

    No Vacancy

    Councillor

    3

    No Vacancy

    Councillor

    4

    1

  2. That an election will be held for the election of a Senate nominee for the purposes of the Alberta Senate Election Act;

C. That a vote of the electors will be held on the following referendum questions under the Referendum Act:

1. Should section 36(2) of the Constitution Act, 1982 - Parliament and the government of Canada's commitment to the principle of making equalization payments - be removed from the constitution?

2. Do you want Alberta to adopt year-round Daylight Saving Time, which is summer hours, eliminating the need to change our clocks twice a year?

Election Day voting will take place on the 18th day of October, 2021, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. 

Advanced Voting will take place on the following days:

  • October 7, 2021, between the hours of 12 (Noon) and 8:00 p.m.
  • October 14, 2021, between the hours of 12 (Noon) and 8:00 p.m.

Advanced Voting and Election Day Voting stations will be located at:

ELECTORS MUST VOTE AT THEIR RESPECTIVE WARD VOTING STATIONS

Ward

Location

Address

1

(Hamlet of Exshaw, Kananaskis & Seebe settlements, lands in Township 25-26 Range 9 to the North of Exshaw)

Exshaw Community Hall

#24 Heart Mountain Drive, Exshaw AB

2

(Hamlets of Lac des Arcs, Dead Man’s Flats, Harvie Heights, land around the Trans Canada Highway between those Hamlets, lands South of Ranch Road and MD lands in Range 10)

Harvie Heights Community Hall

#100 Birch Avenue, Harvie Heights

3

(West Jumpingpound region south of the Trans Canada Highway and West of Highway 68, and MD lands between the Bow and Ghost Rivers)

Beaupre Community Hall

263035 Beaupre Creek Road, Rocky View County, Alberta

(Approximately 1 km North from the junction of Hwy. 1A and Hwy. 40)

4

(Hamlet of Benchlands and all MD lands North of the Ghost River (found in Townships 27-31) and a small portion of land in Township 26 Range 7)

Beaupre Community Hall

263035 Beaupre Creek Road, Rocky View County, Alberta

(Approximately 1 km North from the junction of Hwy. 1A and Hwy. 40)


In order to vote, you must produce identification for inspection. The identification must be one or more pieces from the list of acceptable forms of identification as required by section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act. 

  • Identification issued by a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial, or local, or an agency of that government, that contains a photograph of the elector and their name and current address.
  • Bank or credit card statement or personal cheque.
  • Government cheque or cheque stub.
  • Income or property tax assessment notice.
  • Insurance policy or coverage card.
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian, or public trustee.
  • Pension plan statement of benefits, contributions, or participation.
  • Residential lease or mortgage statement.
  • Statement of government benefits (for example, employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support or child tax benefit).
  • Utility bill (for example, telephone, public utilities commission, television, hydro, gas, or water).
  • Vehicle ownership, registration, or insurance certificate. 

A letter or form (attestation) confirming that the person lives at the stated address will also be accepted as valid proof. The letter can be signed prior to the vote by any of the following:

  • authorized representative of a commercial property management company;
  • authorized representative of a correctional institution;
  • authorized representative of a First Nations band or reserve;
  • authorized representative of a post- secondary institution;
  • authorized representative of a facility that provides services to the homeless; or
  • authorized representative of a supportive living facility or treatment centre. 

If a voter’s identification shows a post office box number as the address instead of a residential or legal address, it can be accepted as verification of current address if it is in reasonable distance to the voting jurisdiction. The address does not have to be in the voting division or ward.  

Dated at the Hamlet of Exshaw, in the Province of Alberta this 21st Day of September, 2021.

Leslie Rea

(Returning Officer)