Advance Polling Stations open Friday

Otherwise, voters can visit their polling stations and register in person on election day on October 21 provided they have proper identification.

Voters can also cast an early ballot at any Elections Canada office until 6 p.m. on October 15.

You are also able to vote in person at any Elections Canada offices across Canada before October 15 at 6 p.m.

In Alberta, 267 advance polling locations are open.

Elections Canada offices are open 9 a.m.to 9 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. CASA has been running a Get Out The Vote campaign, and had previously told CTVNews.ca that turnout was expected to double.

Starting on October 11 and ending on the 14th, Montrealers will be able to use one of the advanced polling stations around the island to vote ahead of time.

The general voting day is October 21.

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Further details are available at the Elections Canada website.

The Elections Canada distribution centre is shown in Ottawa on Thursday, Aug 29, 2019.

No. If you'd like to share your experience and encourage others to vote, you are permitted to take a photo outside the polling station. "In Australia, the local schoolboard organizes a temporary café at the poll on election day", Daoust says, "to make it a social and community experience".

Bring photo identification and if not you must present two pieces of identification, one of which includes your address.

"If your hours of work do not allow for three consecutive hours to vote, your employer must give you time off", according to Elections Canada.

The Research Co. poll found 58 per cent agree with declaring election day a public holiday in Canada.

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