Did you make it out to the polls this Thanksgiving weekend for the advanced voting days? Not to worry if you didn’t because there is still time – the Canadian Federal Election is on Monday, October 21, 2019! Voting hours will vary depending on your time-zone but all polls will be open for a 12-hour

Canadians go to the polls on May 2 for the 2011 federal election.  Here is a brief review of an employer’s obligations on voting day:

  • Any employee who is a "Canadian citizen and is 18 years of age or older on polling day" is entitled to vote.
  • The hours of voting are set by statute: