Redistribution Federal Electoral Districts

Redistribution Federal Electoral Districts

July 30, 2012 17:42 ET

Reminder of Public Hearings on the Proposed Federal Electoral Map for Alberta

Deadline for Notice of Representation is August 10, 2012

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 30, 2012) - The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Alberta is set to hold public hearings this September on the new federal electoral map it recently proposed.

The commission's role is to readjust the boundaries of federal electoral districts. It makes final decisions about where the new 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 10, 2012, providing a concise statement of the nature of the representation and interest of the person.

Meet the commission to discuss its proposal at these places and times:

  • BARRHEAD, Barrhead Neighbourhood Inn, Monday, 10 September 2012 at 1:30 p.m.
  • GRANDE PRAIRIE, Podollan Inn & Spa, Monday, 10 September 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
  • PEACE RIVER, Sawridge Inn, Tuesday, 11 September 2012 at 12:30 p.m.
  • FORT MCMURRAY, Sawridge Inn, Tuesday, 11 September 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
  • VEGREVILLE, Vegreville Social Centre, Wednesday, 12 September 2012 at 12:30 p.m.
  • EDMONTON, Westin, Wednesday, 12 September 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
  • EDMONTON, Westin, Thursday, 13 September 2012 at 9:00 a.m.
  • EDMONTON, Westin, Thursday, 13 September 2012 at 1:00 p.m.
  • CAMROSE, Norsemen Inn, Friday, 14 September 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
  • LETHBRIDGE, Lethbridge Lodge, Tuesday, 18 September 2012 at 12:00 p.m.
  • STRATHMORE, Travelodge, Tuesday, 18 September 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
  • RED DEER, Sheraton (Capri), Wednesday, 19 September 2012 at 1:30 p.m.
  • RED DEER, Sheraton (Capri), Wednesday, 19 September 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
  • CALGARY, Harry Hays Conference Centre, Monday, 24 September 2012 at 1:30 p.m.
  • CALGARY, Harry Hays Conference Centre, Monday, 24 September 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
  • CALGARY, Harry Hays Conference Centre, Tuesday, 25 September 2012 at 1:30 p.m.

For complete address information for public hearings, visit www.federal-redistribution.ca under Alberta > Public Hearings

To make a representation, send notice to the commission by e-mail at alberta@rfed-rcf.ca or by mail (Harry Hays Building, 220 4th Avenue Southeast, Suite 168, Calgary, AB, T2G 4X3). 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 July 14, 2012. To obtain a copy, contact the commission at 1-855-747-7232 (toll-free).

Contact Information

  • Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Alberta
    1-855-747-7232 (toll-free)
    1-855-747-7234 (toll-free) (FAX)
    alberta@rfed-rcf.ca