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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: 07 Jun 2017
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-Fri 9 am-5 pm
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 in the Register * 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.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Elections/Election Campaigns ; Federal Government Information Lines ~ 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 Twitter YouTube
Primary Executive Stephanie Perrault, Acting Chief Electoral Officer
Names
Alternate Name 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 Maisonneauve Blvd and des Allumettières Blvd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Other Details
Funding Federal
Resources Visit the website for a list of publications.
Resources Website
Accreditation Operates under the Canada Elections Act.