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Electoral Boundaries Commission wants to hear from the public


“Now is the time to have your say and shape your province,” states Commission Chair Justice Tom Melnick. “This democratic process is a unique opportunity for British Columbians to provide their views about how their communities are represented geographically in the Legislative Assembly.”

The Dawson Creek meeting is being held at the Super 8 hotel on 1440 Alaska Avenue on Wednesday, September 24, scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m.

In total, the commission is holding public hearings in 29 communities throughout B.C. to hear views and receive presentations and submissions.

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This input will help shape the commission’s Preliminary Report to the Legislative Assembly, which must be submitted before May 9, 2015.

For a complete schedule of public hearing dates, locations and times, visit the commission website at www.bc-ebc.ca.

Views, submissions and presentations may also be made through an online submission form on the commission’s website, which is provied above, or by email at [email protected]

You may also mail your input to:

PO Box 9275 Stn Prov Govt,

Victoria, BC,

V8W 9J6.

All submissions must be received by the commission by Sunday, November 16, 2014.

Following the publication of the Preliminary Report, residents will have the opportunity to provide input and views on the proposed provincial electoral district areas, boundaries, and names.

Visit the commission’s website to learn about the commission, how to join a public hearing, view current electoral district maps and provide input.

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