CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2012) - The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Prince Edward Island 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 October 1, 2012.
Meet the commission to discuss its proposal at these places and times:
- ELMSDALE, Westisle Composite High School, Tuesday, October 9, 2012, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
- SUMMERSIDE, Parkside Elementary School, Wednesday, October 10, 2012, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
- CHARLOTTETOWN, Charlottetown Rural High School, Thursday, October 11, 2012, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
- MORELL, Morell Regional High School, Tuesday, October 16, 2012, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
- HUNTER RIVER, Central Queens Elementary School, Wednesday, October 17, 2012, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
For complete address information for public hearings, visit www.federal-redistribution.ca under Prince Edward Island - Public Hearings.
To make a representation, send notice to the commission by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail (70 Kent Street, Suite 100, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 1M9). 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 September 8, 2012. To obtain a copy, contact the commission at 1-855-726-4105 (toll-free).