WINNIPEG, Thursday, September 20, 2012 — The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Manitoba 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:
For complete address information for public hearings, visit www.federal-redistribution.ca under Manitoba > Public Hearings.
To make a representation, send notice to the commission by e-mail at email@example.com or by mail (Cargill Grain Building, 240 Graham Avenue, Suite 828, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0J7). 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 1-855-747-7226 (toll-free).
Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Manitoba
Cargill Grain Building
240 Graham Avenue, Suite 828
Tel.: 1-855-747-7226 (toll-free)
Fax: 1-855-747-7228 (toll-free)