The federal election is on October 19, 2015.
The Elections Canada Website has information on registering and different ways you can vote, ID requirements, accessibility services, and getting involved and working during the election.
Make sure you’re registered
• Check, update or complete your voter registration at elections.ca.
• Encourage others to register too!
Watch for your voter information card in the mail
• If your registration is up to date, you’ll get a voter information card in the mail by October 2. It tells you:
– when, where and the ways you can vote
– the accessibility of your polling place
– how to request language interpretation, sign language interpretation or other assistance
• For greater accessibility, we also provide this information at elections.ca, by telephone at 1-800-463-6868 or by TTY at 1-800-361-8935 (for people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired).
Check that you have the right ID
• To vote, you will need to prove your identity and address.
Choose 1 of the 4 ways to vote
• At your advance poll from October 9 to 12
• By mail – apply by Tuesday, October 13 (6:00 p.m.)
• At any Elections Canada office in Canada – by Tuesday, October 13 (6:00 p.m.)
• On election day, October 19
There are other ways to vote if you or a family member are in long-term care or are unable to vote in one of the ways listed above.
Learn about accessibility services
• Check out the Accessibility Policy and Service Offering to find out about the tools and services available to you as you get ready to vote in the federal election.
Get involved and apply to work during the election
• Elections Canada will hire over 200,000 Canadians for this election.
• Learn more or fill out an application at elections.ca. You must be at least 16 years old to apply.
Get the latest voting information and share it
• Information is available in multiple formats – audio, video and infographic. Contact Elections Canada to order print, large print, Braille or other formats.
• Election information is available in 31 heritage and 12 Aboriginal languages. Telephone service is available in over 110 languages.
Remember: To vote, you need to be a Canadian citizen, be at least 18 years old on election day, and prove your identity and address
For more information, visit the Elections Canada website, or call 1-800-463-6868.