Proposed Boundaries – Prince Edward Island

Part III – Public Hearings

Notice of Sittings for the Hearing of Representations

The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for the Province of Prince Edward Island, pursuant to the Act, will hold sittings for the hearing of representations on the matter of the proposed electoral districts for the province at the following times and places:

  • (1) Elmsdale, Westisle Composite High School, Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 7–9 p.m.
  • (2) Summerside, Parkside Elementary School, Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 7–9 p.m.
  • (3) Charlottetown, Charlottetown Rural High School, Thursday, October 11, 2012, 7–9 p.m.
  • (4) Morell, Morell Regional High School, Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 7–9 p.m.
  • (5) Hunter River, Central Queens Elementary School, Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7–9 p.m.

If no submissions to make representations at a hearing are received by the posted deadline, the Commission may cancel the hearing upon notice to the public.

In the event that any of the hearings at the above-noted times must be postponed as a result of unforeseen circumstances, the postponed hearing shall be automatically rescheduled at the same location one week later. In accordance with section 18 of the Act, the Commission has made rules governing sittings for the hearing of representations, and these are set out in Appendix I.

In accordance with subsection 19(3) of the Act, a map has been prepared showing the division of the province into electoral districts and indicating the representation and names of each electoral district, together with the boundaries of each electoral district, all of which are set out in Appendix II.

In accordance with subsection 19(5) of the Act, and subject to Rule 4 as hereinafter provided, no representation will be heard by the Commission at its sittings unless notice in writing has been given stating the name and address of the person who seeks to make the representation and indicating concisely the nature of the representation, the interest of such person, the official language preference and accommodation needs they may have.

Such notice must be given within twenty-three (23) days from the date of publication of the last advertisement. It must be received no later than October 1, 2012, and sent to:

Ms. Michele Dorsey
Commission Secretary
Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Prince Edward Island
70 Kent Street, Suite 100
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 1M9

E-mail: pei-ipe@rfed-rcf.ca
Fax: 1-855-726-4106
Telephone: 902-367-3312 or 1-855-726-4105

Notices may also be submitted electronically by completing the required form online. Please go to www.federal-redistribution.ca and click on Prince Edward Island > Public Hearings for updated information on making a submission.

Dated at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, this 20th day of July, 2012.

The Honourable Gordon L. Campbell
Chair
Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for the
Province of Prince Edward Island

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