What northerners need to know about the federal election


It’s time for northerners — and the rest of Canada — to cast their ballot in the federal election. 

Voters can expect extra precautions at the polls because of COVID-19, including hand sanitizing stations and clear markers to help people maintain two metres from each other.

Elections Canada is asking people to wear masks to their polling station, and says there will only be one poll worker per desk behind a plexiglass barrier. Voters will be provided with a single-use pencil to mark their ballot, but are also allowed to bring their own pen or pencil. 

Any Canadian voter who is required to self-isolate because of a positive COVID-19

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