There’s no reason to miss the bus — or your vote — on Oct. 21.
BC Transit as well as handyDART services will be free in Fort St. John on election day.
"The free transit will help make it easier for residents to get to the polls and cast their ballots," BC Transit said in a release.
The city is one of eight local governments that have partnered up with BC Transit for the initiative.
Meanwhile, voters can already head to the polls and cast a ballot.
Voters can cast a ballot at any Elections Canada office any time before 6 p.m. local time on October 15. In Fort St. John, the Elections Canada office is located at at 10543-100th Street.
Advance Voting Days will be held October 11, 12, 13 and 14 at the Legion on 105th Avenue from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Election Day is October 21, with polls at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
There are five candidates running for office in Northeast B.C. They are:
Bob Zimmer, for the Conservatives;
Mavis Erickson, for the Liberals;
Catharine Kendall, for the Greens;
Ron Vaillant, for the People’s Party; and
Marcia Luccock, for the NDP.
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