Whistler Online Voter Guide

To be eligible to vote in the 2014 Whistler local government election you must confirm ALL of the following:

Are 18 years old or older on General Voting Day or when you register to vote.
Are a Canadian citizen Canadian citizen
A Canadian citizen is a person who is Canadian by birth or who has received a citizenship certificate through Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Landed immigrants are not eligible to vote. The Local Government Act s. 50 specifies that to be eligible to vote a person must be a Canadian citizen.

.
Have been a resident Resident / Full-Time
Section 52 (1) of the Local Government Act states that the following rules apply to determine the area in which a person is a resident:
  • a person is a resident of the area where the person lives and to which, whenever absent, the person intends to return;
  • a person may be the resident of only one area at a time,
  • a person does not change the area in which the person is a resident until the person has a new area in which the person is a resident;
  • a person does not cease being a resident of an area by leaving the area for temporary purposes only.


of British Columbia for at least 6 months before you register to vote.
Have lived in Whistler for 30 days or have been the registered owner of Whistler property Owner of Whistler Property / Own Property in Whistler
A person who has purchased real property within the boundaries of the Resort Municipality of Whistler. For example, if you pay property taxes in Whistler you are an owner of real property in Whistler.

for at least 30 days before you register to vote.
Are not disqualified Disqualified
According to section 49(2) of the Local Government Act the following persons are disqualified from voting at an election:
  • A person who has not completed the sentence for an indictable offence, unless the person is released on probation or parole and is not in custody;
  • A person who is involuntarily confined to a psychiatric or other institution as a result of being acquitted of or found not criminally responsible for an offence under the Criminal Code on account of mental disorder;
  • A person who has contravened section 151 (3) “vote buying” in relation to the election.
  • Other enactments from the Government of Canada, Province of British Columbia.


by the Local Government Act, or any other enactment or bylaw from voting in a general election.

Do you declare that all of the above are true?



Unfortunately you need to meet all of the requirements listed above to be able to vote in the Whistler Local Government Election as per the Local Government Act.

You are eligibe to vote: use the following guide for more information:

To begin, please select ONE of the following: 1

  • I don't live in Whistler full-time, but I own property Owner of Whistler Property / Own Property in Whistler
    A person who has purchased real property within the boundaries of the Resort Municipality of Whistler. For example, if you pay property taxes in Whistler you are an owner of real property in Whistler.

    in Whistler.4
  • I live in Whistler full-time.Resident / Full-Time
    Section 52 (1) of the Local Government Act states that the following rules apply to determine the area in which a person is a resident:
    • a person is a resident of the area where the person lives and to which, whenever absent, the person intends to return;
    • a person may be the resident of only one area at a time,
    • a person does not change the area in which the person is a resident until the person has a new area in which the person is a resident;
    • a person does not cease being a resident of an area by leaving the area for temporary purposes only.


    2

You are a Resident Elector. 2

Will you be in Whistler for
Advance Voting on November 5 or 8, 2014 Advance Voting Day #1:
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Whistler Public Library
4329 Main Street Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B4

Advance Voting Day #2:
Saturday, November 8, 2014
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Whistler Municipal Hall
4325 Blackcomb Way Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B4

or
General Voting Day on November 15, 2014? General Voting Day
Saturday, November 15, 2014
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Myrtle Philip Community School
6195 Lorimer Road Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B6

  • Yes.3
  • No, I won't be in Whistler any of these dates.10

Next Question: 3

Do you have a physical disability, health issue or any injury that will prevent you from accessing
any of the previously mentioned dates or locations?

  • Yes.12
  • No.11

You are a Non-Resident Property Owner. 4

Do you either own property "in trust" In Trust
An account (the property) that is managed by one party for the benefit of another. It is sometimes called an account held in trust, and the trust relationship can be either explicit or implied. Accounts-in-trust are typically set up for minors, and transfer of ownership will occur when the minor reaches legal age.

or is the
property owned under a corporation Property Owned Under a Corporation
Real property that is registered partially or wholly to a corporation on the land title.

name?

  • Yes.13
  • No.5

You are a Non-Resident Property Elector. 5

Next Question: Do you own your property with anyone else?

  • Yes.8
  • No.6

You are a Non-Resident Sole Property Elector. 6

Will you be in Whistler for
Advance Voting on November 5 or 8, 2014 Advance Voting Day #1:
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Whistler Public Library
4329 Main Street Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B4

Advance Voting Day #2:
Saturday, November 8, 2014
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Whistler Municipal Hall
4325 Blackcomb Way Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B4

or
General Voting Day on November 15, 2014? General Voting Day
Saturday, November 15, 2014
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Myrtle Philip Community School
6195 Lorimer Road Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B6

  • Yes.7
  • No, I won't be in Whistler any of these dates.14

Next Question: 7

Do you have a physical disability, health issue or any injury that will prevent you from accessing
any of the previously mentioned dates or locations?

  • Yes.16
  • No.15

You are a Non-Resident Shared Property Elector
8
Will you be in Whistler for
Advance Voting on November 5 or 8, 2014 Advance Voting Day #1:
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Whistler Public Library
4329 Main Street Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B4

Advance Voting Day #2:
Saturday, November 8, 2014
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Whistler Municipal Hall
4325 Blackcomb Way Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B4

or
General Voting Day on November 15, 2014? General Voting Day
Saturday, November 15, 2014
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Myrtle Philip Community School
6195 Lorimer Road Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B6

  • Yes.9
  • No, I won't be in Whistler any of these dates.17

Next Question: 9

Do you have a physical disability, health issue or any injury that will prevent you from accessing
any of the previously mentioned dates or locations?

  • Yes.19
  • No.18

You are a Resident Elector for Mail Ballot Voting 10
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You are a Resident Elector on General Voting Day or Advance Voting Days 11
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You are a Resident for Mail Ballot Voting 12
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OR
You are a Resident for Curbside Voting

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Unfortunately, there is no corporate vote in local elections. Voting rights are granted to citizens based on residency or property ownership. You cannot vote on behalf of a corporation, or as a non-resident property elector based on a property owned wholly or in part by a corporation. 13

Non-Resident Sole Property Elector for Mail Ballot Voting 14
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You are a Non-Resident Sole-Property Elector Voting on General Voting Day or Advance Poll Days 15
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You are a Non-Resident Sole-Property Elector for Mail Ballot Voting 16
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OR
You are a Non-Resident Sole-Property Elector for Curbside Voting

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Non-Resident Shared-Property Elector for Mail Ballot Voting 17
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You are a Non-Resident Shared-Property Elector Voting on General Voting Day or Advance Poll Days 18
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You are a Non-Resident Shared-Property Elector for Mail Ballot Voting 19
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OR You are a Non-Resident Shared-Property Elector for Curbside Voting
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