HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 16, 2012) - The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Nova Scotia is set to hold public hearings on the new federal electoral map it recently proposed.
The commission makes final decisions about where the electoral boundaries will be located after consultation, giving the public and members of Parliament an opportunity to express their views and participate in the process.
Everyone is invited to attend. Those wishing to make a representation at a hearing are requested to send the commission written notice no later than August 27, 2012.
Meet the commission to discuss its proposal at these places and times:
- SYDNEY, Cambridge Suites, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
- PORT HAWKESBURY, Maritime Inn, Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
- GREENWICH, Old Orchard Inn, Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
- TRURO, Best Western Plus Glengarry, Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
- STELLARTON, Holiday Inn Express, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
- HALIFAX, Quality Inn and Suites, 980 Parkland Drive, Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
- BRIDGEWATER, Best Western Plus Bridgewater, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
- YARMOUTH, Rodd Grand Yarmouth, Friday, September 21, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
- LOWER SACKVILLE, Sackville Fire Hall, Monday, October 1, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
- COLE HARBOUR, Cole Harbour Place, Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
For complete address information for public hearings, visit www.federal-redistribution.ca under Nova Scotia - Public Hearings.
To make a representation, send notice to the commission by e-mail at email@example.com or by mail (1801 Hollis Street, Suite 520, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3N4). Hearings may be cancelled if no notice of representation is received.
To consult the proposal online, visit www.federal-redistribution.ca. The proposal was also published as a supplement to the Canada Gazette on August 4, 2012. To obtain a copy, contact the commission at 1-855-726-4107 (toll-free).