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Last Chance for Jews to Vote Without Holiday Conflict

October 7, 2019

B’nai Brith Canada

OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is encouraging Jewish Canadians to take advantage of the few remaining days available for them to vote in the federal election without holiday conflicts.

Below, please find a simple breakdown of all options – including new ones that have been added specifically for the next few days!

Please be advised these options are only available this week and there will be no further voting opportunities after that time for anyone wishing to observe the Jewish holidays.

To vote, you must present photo ID and proof of address.

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1.  Vote at Elections Canada Offices, 500 offices across the country 

DATE: Starting NOW until Sunday, October 13, 6 p.m

HOURS: Offices are open seven days a week:

·        Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. — 9 p.m.

·        Saturday: 9 a.m. — 6 p.m.

·        Sunday: noon — 4 p.m


2.  Vote at Kiosks/Additional Service Points (ASPs) 

DATE: Starting NOW until Thursday, October 10, 8pm

HOURS: 10 a.m-8 p.m


3.  Vote on Campus

Anyone can vote at over 115 campuses across Canada

DATE: Starting NOW until Wednesday, October 9

4.  Voting on Advance Polling Days

DATE: Friday, October 11 and Sunday, October 13

HOURS: 9 a.m until sundown

LOCATION: Vote at your assigned polling station.

5.  Vote by Mail

This option is most appropriate for people abroad or outside their ridings.

DATE: Register before Sunday, October 13

HOURS: Before 6 p.m

To vote by mail, apply online (page doesn’t exist) or at any Elections Canada office.

If you live abroad, you can also apply through any Canadian embassy, high commission or consulate.