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Tue, Sep 20



Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission

The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia has proposed a new electoral map for consideration at public hearings this spring and next fall.

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Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission
Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission

Time & Location

Sep 20, 2022, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. PDT

Abbotsford, 32720 Simon Ave, Abbotsford, BC V2T 4V1, Canada

About the event

Under the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, the Commission's main aim in redrawing boundaries is to divide the province into 43 electoral districts that are as close to the electoral quota as reasonably possible, while taking into consideration the factors listed above. The electoral quota is calculated by dividing the population of the province by the number of electoral districts it has been allocated. In the case of British Columbia, the quota for each electoral district is 116,300 (5,000,879 residents divided by 43 electoral districts).

Public Hearings 

The British Columbia commission is holding 27 public hearings, in person and virtual, to gather comments and feedback on the proposed boundaries and electoral district names.

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