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Reminder of Public Hearings on the Proposed Federal Electoral Map for New Brunswick

Deadline for Notice of Representation is August 29, 2012

Fredericton, Thursday, August 16, 2012 — The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for New Brunswick is set to hold public hearings this September 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 29, 2012.

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

  • Saint-Quentin, Auberge Évasion de Rêves, Monday, September 10, 2012, from 2:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Caraquet, Cultural Centre, Tuesday, September 11, 2012, from 2:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Newcastle, Kinsmen Centre, Wednesday, September 12, 2012, from 2:30–7:00 p.m.
  • Fredericton, Saint Thomas University (Oak Maple Room), Thursday, September 13, 2012, from 2:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Woodstock, Best Western, Friday, September 14, 2012, from 2:30–7:00 p.m.
  • St. Andrews, W. C. O'Neill Arena Complex, Monday, September 17, 2012, from 2:30–7:00 p.m.
  • Saint John, Delta Brunswick, Tuesday, September 18, 2012, from 2:30–6:00 p.m. and 7:30–9:00 p.m.
  • Sussex, All Seasons Inn, Wednesday, September 19, 2012, from 2:30–6:00 p.m. and 7:30–9:30 p.m.
  • Moncton, Delta Beauséjour, Thursday, September 20, 2012, from 2:30–5:00 p.m. and 7:00–9:00 p.m.
  • Shediac, Multipurpose Centre, Monday, September 24, 2012, from 2:30–6:00 p.m. and 7:30–9:00 p.m.
  • Belledune, Recreation and Cultural Centre, Thursday, September 27, 2012, from 2:007:00 p.m.

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

To make a representation, send notice to the commission by e-mail at nb@rfed-rcf.ca or by mail (Frederick Square, 77 Westmorland Street, Suite 350, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 6Z3). 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 21, 2012. To obtain a copy, contact the commission at 1-855-726-4109 (toll-free).

Information:

Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for New Brunswick
Frederick Square
77 Westmorland Street, Suite 350
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 6Z3

Tel.: 1-855-726-4109 (toll-free)
Fax: 1-855-726-4110 (toll-free)
nb@rfed-rcf.ca



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