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I am Voting A tool kit that was made by Inclusion B.C. designed for those with disabilities for the 2017 B.C Election. The purpose of this is to ensure that all British Columbians with disabilities can participate fully in the election process and activities on how to vote.To promote priority attention for disability issues in the election.To support British Columbians with disabilities in making informed voting decisions.
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THEY HAVE FACEBOOK AND TWITTER PAGES
Videos that explain why it is important to vote and your rights to vote
in B.C. Election click see some videos below
There is 3 videos from self advocates with disabilities explaining .
What you can do to get to vote information need to get to polls in 2017 B.C. Election
Names are As Following
Bryce Self Advocate Net
Emma Inclusion B.C. Self Advocate Advisory Committee
Alexander Self Advocates from Semiahmoo
Also can click on Become a Supporter
The Inclusion BC You Can Vote Tool Kit.
Take a look at the resources website has as well
Also please pass the word on the B.C. Election is May 9th,2017
Each parties platform and websites.
B.C. Liberals Party, B.C. NDP Party, B.C. Green Party and also B.C. Conservative Party what there promises are:
B.C. Green Party Platform
B.C. Conservative Party Platform
These questions were from Disability Alliance B.C.
DABC has received the following response to the questions that we sent to the leaders
of the three main political parties running in the BC Election.
View the BC Green Party’s responses to DABC’s Election 2017 questions here.
Here a Response from B.C. NDP Party has to say
BC NDP’s Response to DABC’s Election 2017 Questions
View the BC NDP’s responses to DABC’s Election 2017 questions here.
Here a Response from B.C. Liberal party has say
BC Liberal’s Response to DABC’s Election 2017 Questions
View the BC Liberal’s responses to DABC’s Election 2017 questions here.
Elections BC has provided the following information on telephone voting:
A Provincial General Election is scheduled for Tuesday, May 9, 2017.
A telephone voting option is available for voters with vision loss or who have a disability that restricts their ability to vote independently at other voting opportunities.
Voters who choose to vote by telephone will be assisted by an operator throughout the process. Measures have been put in place to ensure the privacy of your vote.
Who Can Vote by Telephone
Voters with vision loss or who have a disability that restricts their ability to vote independently at other voting opportunities.
In order to vote by telephone, your voter registration information must be up-to-date.
Please visit the Elections BC website elections.bc.ca or call 1-800-661-8683 before Tuesday, April 11, 2017 if you have any questions or to make sure that you are registered.
Voters may call 1-800-661-8683 at the following times to vote by telephone:
Wednesday, April 19 – Monday, May 8, 2017
* Noon – 6 p.m. (Monday to Friday only)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
* Noon – 4 p.m.
Other Ways to Vote
For voters who wish to vote in person or by mail, there are a variety of options:
* You may vote at the office of the District Electoral Officer between Tuesday, April 11 and Tuesday, May 9, 2017 (during regular office hours).
* You may vote at an Advance Voting Opportunity on April 29 – 30 and May 3 – 6, 2017 (8 a.m. – 8 p.m.).
* You may vote at a General Voting Opportunity on Tuesday, May 9, 2017
(8 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
You may request a vote by mail package on the Elections BC website elections.bc.ca or by calling 1-800-661-8683.
Braille candidate lists, large print ballot posters and plastic ballot templates are available at all voting places to help voters with vision loss to mark their ballot.
A Where to Vote Card will be delivered to every registered voter in British Columbia with information on voting opportunities in their area.
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Also please pass the word on the B.C. Election is May 9th,2017
BC Election officially begins today – make your vote count!
Election day is Tuesday, May 9.
Help us build a province where we all belong.
Let your local candidates know that these issues are important. Share the fact sheets, ask the questions.
Whether it’s in person, by phone, email or social media, your voice and your vote count.
Let us know!
If you have reached out to candidates in your area, we want to know.
Inclusion BC is tracking the issues and leveraging the work of our movement to make a big impact.
You can reply to this email or call us at 1-800-618-1119 ext. 511.
Issues that matter
See the links below for more information about our priority areas during this election.
- Join: Follow Inclusion BC on the Web, Facebook and Twitter and add your voice.
- Connect: Share our message with others as we grow our movement to build a BC where we all belong.
- Discuss: Talk about our vision for inclusion, explain the issues at all-candidates meetings or meet with candidates and
- encourage them to commit to solutions (more on election activities).
- Vote: Exercise your democratic right! You can also share our You Can Vote guide to help empower British Columbians with disabilities to vote.
BC Election 2017 Hashtags
Join us in using these on Facebook & Twitter to connect with others, amplify our collective voice and spread the word: #BCelection2017 | #YouCanVote | #BCweALLbelong | #raisetherates | #kidscantwait
- Visit I Am Voting to learn more about voting and sign on as a supporter
- Election Activities – What you can do
- United Nations Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities
- Elections BC
- Find your Candidates
If the election was held today here we will update you on poll trackers 2017 BC Election
CBC TV Poll Tracker click here
Here is News Headlines on B.C Elections All Candidates Meetings that were held on disability issues
Vernon Star Newspaper
Events where Being held in Province for BC Election in Local Communities
BC Election 2017 – All Candidates Forums
All Candidates Forum (Prince George)
Hosted by: AiMHi
You are invited to attend an All Candidates Forum on Thursday, April 27th at 7:00 pm in the AiMHi gymnasium.
AiMHi will be facilitating an All Candidates Forum with the following format:
- 2 to 2 1/2 hours beginning at 7:00 pm
- An opening statment of 2 to 3 minutes per candidate
- Each candidate will be asked prepared questions
- As time permits, questions from the floor (submitted through the moderator) will be asked.
For more information please contact Sherry Laxdal by email:firstname.lastname@example.org
All Candidates Forum (Victoria)
Hosted by: Victoria Disability Resource Centre
Date: April 27th, 2017 starting at 7:30PM
Location: Victoria Central Library, Community Room, 735 Broughton St, Victoria (Click for map) Provincial Candidates Meeting on Disability and Accessibility
- Abbotsford/Mission (May 4, 2017)
- Campbell River (April 27th, 2017)
- Clean Growth and the 2017 BC Election (April 20th, 2017 online webinar)
- Comox (April 25th, 2017)
- Cowichan Valley (April 25th, 2017)
- Fraser-Nicola (April 27th, 2017)
- Grand Forks (May 1st, 2017)
- Invermere (April 27th, 2017)
- Kicking Horse Country (April 26th, 2017)
- Ladysmith (April 26th, 2017)
- Langford-Juan de Fuca (April 25th, 2017)
- Langley (April 19, 25 & 27, 2017)
- Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows (April 25th, 2017)
- Mission (May 2nd, 2017)
- Nanaimo (April 25th, 2017)
- Nelson (April 24th, 2017)
- Penticton and Wine Country (April 25th, 2017)
- Provincial Election All-Candidates Forum (May 2nd, 2017 in UNBC)
- Revelstoke (April 20th, 2017)
- Richmond (April 25, 2017)
- Shuswap Electoral Forums (April 20, 24, 25, 27, 2017)
- Sooke (April 25th, 2017)
- Surrey White Rock (April 24th 2017)
- Surrey, White Rock and South Surrey (April 25th, 2017)
- Terrace (April 25th, 2017)
- Trail (April 20th, 2017)