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Elections

Includes the right to vote and information on the election process.

Elections Office - City of Ottawa

Identifies the municipal wards, list of candidates, how & where to vote, and more.

Record #: OCR0469 Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2019
Names
Alternate Name OCR ; Voter Information Services
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Gatineau
Address & Map
30 Victoria St
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M6
 
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Intersection Maisonneuve Blvd and des Allumettières Blvd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) A non-partisan independent agency responsible for conducting federal general elections, by-elections and referendums. 
 
Administration of electoral legislation * registering political parties and third parties engaged in election advertising, as well as electoral district associations, leadership contestants and nomination contestants of registered parties * maintenance of the National Register of Electors * appointing and instructing returning officers * disclosing contributions to candidates, political parties, and to electoral district associations, leadership contestants and nominations contestants of registered parties * examining and disclosing their financial returns * reimbursing expenses to candidates and parties. 
 
Ensuring access to the system for all eligible citizens: physical facilities * public education * information programs. 
 
Providing legal * technical * financial * administrative support to independent commissions responsible for readjusting federal electoral district boundaries
Hours Mon-Sun 7 am-midnight
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Canadian citizens who are 18 or older on polling day.
Application Most electors are registered in the National Register of Electors, used to produce the preliminary voters lists * eligible people can call to confirm if they are registered * electors not listed in the National Register of Electors must provide: One piece of identification issued by a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, that contains a photograph of the elector and his or her name and address (such as a driver's license); or two pieces of identification authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer each of which establish the elector’s name and at least one of which establishes the elector’s residence * a comprehensive list of all the accepted identification options and documents is available online
 
Registration can be done online through the Online Registration Service, in person at any local Elections Canada office until the Tuesday before election day, 6 p.m; or at the polls on election day or advance polling days.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Elections/Election Campaigns ; Federal Government Information Services ~ Election Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-993-2975
Toll Free Phone 1-800-463-6868
TTY Phone 1-800-361-8935
Fax 1-888-524-1444 ; 613-954-8584
Website www.elections.ca
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Executive Stephane Perrault, Chief Electoral Officer
Other Details
Funding Federal
Print Material Visit the website for a list of publications.
Resources Website
Accreditation Operates under the Canada Elections Act.

Elections Ontario

Identifies the electoral district, local Elections Ontario office, list of candidates, how & where to vote and more.

Record #: OCR1920 Last Full Update: 20 Jun 2019
Names
Alternate Name Elections Ontario ; OCR ; Ontario. Office of the Chief Election Officer
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Scarborough
Address & Map
Scarborough, ON
 
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Mailing Address 51 Rolark Dr 
Toronto, ON M1R 3B1
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Organizes and conducts provincial general elections and by-elections in accordance with the provisions of the Election Act and the Representation Act * administrates the Election Finances Act, which regulates political contributions, spending limits, part/candidate registration and advertising
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ontario residents eligible for voting
Application Call, send an email, or visit the website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Elections/Election Campaigns
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-888-668-8683
TTY Phone Toll free 1-866-292-2312
Fax Toll free 1-866-714-2809
E-Mail info@elections.on.ca
Website www.elections.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Other Details
Funding Provincial
Resources Website
Accreditation No

Law Society of Upper Canada

Identifies the electoral district, local Elections Canada office, list of candidates, how & where to vote and more.

Record #: OCR0469 Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2019
Names
Alternate Name OCR ; Voter Information Services
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Gatineau
Address & Map
30 Victoria St
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M6
 
View MapQuest Map
View Google Map
Intersection Maisonneuve Blvd and des Allumettières Blvd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) A non-partisan independent agency responsible for conducting federal general elections, by-elections and referendums. 
 
Administration of electoral legislation * registering political parties and third parties engaged in election advertising, as well as electoral district associations, leadership contestants and nomination contestants of registered parties * maintenance of the National Register of Electors * appointing and instructing returning officers * disclosing contributions to candidates, political parties, and to electoral district associations, leadership contestants and nominations contestants of registered parties * examining and disclosing their financial returns * reimbursing expenses to candidates and parties. 
 
Ensuring access to the system for all eligible citizens: physical facilities * public education * information programs. 
 
Providing legal * technical * financial * administrative support to independent commissions responsible for readjusting federal electoral district boundaries
Hours Mon-Sun 7 am-midnight
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Canadian citizens who are 18 or older on polling day.
Application Most electors are registered in the National Register of Electors, used to produce the preliminary voters lists * eligible people can call to confirm if they are registered * electors not listed in the National Register of Electors must provide: One piece of identification issued by a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, that contains a photograph of the elector and his or her name and address (such as a driver's license); or two pieces of identification authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer each of which establish the elector’s name and at least one of which establishes the elector’s residence * a comprehensive list of all the accepted identification options and documents is available online
 
Registration can be done online through the Online Registration Service, in person at any local Elections Canada office until the Tuesday before election day, 6 p.m; or at the polls on election day or advance polling days.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Elections/Election Campaigns ; Federal Government Information Services ~ Election Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-993-2975
Toll Free Phone 1-800-463-6868
TTY Phone 1-800-361-8935
Fax 1-888-524-1444 ; 613-954-8584
Website www.elections.ca
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Executive Stephane Perrault, Chief Electoral Officer
Other Details
Funding Federal
Print Material Visit the website for a list of publications.
Resources Website
Accreditation Operates under the Canada Elections Act.

Reach Canada

Educates and informs persons with disabilities, family members, lawyers and the general public about the rights and interests of persons with disabilities and ensures that quality legal and social

Record #: OCR1591 Last Full Update: 22 Jan 2020
Names
Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
312 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4X5
 
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Intersection Parkdale Ave and Scott St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (May 4, 2020): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance * referrals made to legal resources will now be in the form of telephone or videoconference meetings * Reach’s Legal Referral team will be working remotely until further notice * response time may be impacted by these new working arrangements

Dedicated to educating and informing persons with disabilities, family members, lawyers and the general public about the rights and interests of persons with disabilities and ensuring that quality legal and social representation are provided

The Centre provides speakers to groups and educational programs * lawyer referral services for people with disabilities through a network of lawyers who volunteer
Hours COVID-19 Mon-Thu 9 am-2 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Persons with disabilities and family members, lawyers, mediators and the general public * anyone interested in the rights and interests of persons with disabilities
Application Call or visit the website to apply
Languages English ; French ; French lawyers are available
Fees None
Service Categories Disability Associations ; Disability Awareness Programs ; Disability Rights Groups ; Legal Assistance Referral Services ~ Disabilities Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-236-6636
Toll Free Phone 1-888-669-4001
E-Mail reach@reach.ca
Website www.reach.ca
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Other Details
Established 1981
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107889297 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website