Free Election Day transit in Fort St. John

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.

article continues below

"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.

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca.

© Copyright Alaska Highway News

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Alaska Highway News welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus
Sign Up for our Newsletter!

Popular News

Lowest Gas Prices in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St John, Tumbler Ridge
British Columbia Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com

Community Event Calendar


Find out what's happening in your community and submit your own local events.