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Voter Information – 2019 Federal Election

todaySeptember 30, 2019 13

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Churchill–Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

General Election (Monday, October 21, 2019)

Please note that the close of nominations for candidates is Monday, September 30, 2019. Therefore, the list of confirmed candidates may be incomplete. The complete list of confirmed candidates will be available on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

Candidates in your electoral district
Candidate name Status Party name Office phone number Candidate’s website * Name of official agent Name of auditor
Niki Ashton Confirmed New Democratic Party (204) 978-0007 Website Vincent Gordon Landriault Dion Bird
Cyara Bird Confirmed Conservative Party of Canada (204) 939-0587 Website Casey Deschamp Gary Rozon
Judy Klassen Confirmed Liberal Party of Canada 1 888 843-3206 Website Alexander Gilroy Harry Mortimer
Ralph McLean Confirmed Green Party of Canada Website Jade Shepherd Stacey Campbell

To vote in the federal election you have to prove your identity and address. There are three ways to do this:
Option 1: Show one of these pieces of ID

  • your driver’s licence
  • any other card issued by a Canadian government (federal, provincial/territorial or local) with your photo, name and current address

Option 2: Show two pieces of ID
Both must have your name and at least one must have your current address.

  • voter information card and bank statement
  • utility bill and student ID card

Don’t have these? No problem!
See the list of accepted ID below to prove your identity and address under Option 2.
Option 3: If you don’t have ID
You can still vote if you declare your identity and address in writing and have someone who knows you and who is assigned to your polling station vouch for you.
The voucher must be able to prove their identity and address. A person can vouch for only one person (except in long-term care institutions).
Voting Location – October 21, 2019:
Fisher River Community Centre
Lot 83 Koostatak, Manitoba
Advance Voting Location – October 11 – 14, 2019:
Peguis Multiplex Centre
Lot 26 NW Peguis, Manitoba
For more information, visit Elections Canada at Bay River Inn & Suites, Fisher River, Manitoba

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Fisher River Cree Nation is a community in which our history, language, traditions, and culture are paramount to who we are as a people. We will protect and maintain the spirit and intent of the treaties and our inherent rights. Fisher River will be a self-sustaining progressive community with a strong and accountable government. We will provide an environment where all people are healthy, safe, and respected.