INFORMATION ON WEMBLEY COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2021
|Notice of Election|
Local Authorities Election Act (Sections 12, 35, 46, 53)
Alberta Senate Election Act (Sections 5, 37) Referendum Act (Section 7)
Referendum Act (Section 7)
LOCAL JURISDICTION: WEMBLEY, PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
Notice is hereby given:
A. That an election will be held for the filling of 6 Council for the Town of Wembley. You will be asked to select 6(SIX) members for Council. There are 10 (TEN) Candidates.
B. That an election will be held for the election of a Senate nominee for the purposes of the Alberta Senate Election Act; You will be asked to select 3 (THREE) names from the list of 13 Candidates.
C. That a vote of the electors will be held on the following referendum question(s) under the Referendum Act; You will vote YES or NO to:
a. Should Section 36(2) of the Constitution Act, 1982 – Parliament and the government of Canada’s commitment to the principle of making equalization payments – be removed from the Constitution?
b. Do you want Alberta to adopt year-round Daylight-Saving Time, which is summer hours, eliminating the need to change our clocks twice a year?
Voting will take place on the 18th day of October 2021, between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm.
Voting stations will be located at: PJC Dinosaur Museum, 9301 112 Avenue, Wembley AB T0H 3S0
To vote, you must produce identification for inspection. You must reside in the Town of Wembley and be a Canadian citizen. The identification must be one or more of: you may provide one piece of Government-issued, photo ID, including your full name, physical address, and photo. Otherwise, you need to show two pieces of ID, both containing your full name, and with one showing your current physical address.
As required by section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act.
DATED at the Town of Wembley, in the Province of Alberta, this 21 day of September, 2021
Along with the Municipal Elections, the School Divisions in the local area has asked the Town to join. Which means The Voters of the Town of Wembley will be asked to elect the following;
1. That an Election for the Peace Wapiti Public School Division will be held for filling of 1 (ONE) trustee for the Ward 5 – Grande Prairie/Wembley (For Wembley Residents). You will be asked to select 1 (ONE) trustee for Ward 5. There are 3 (THREE) Candidates.
2. That an Election for the Grande Prairie Catholic School Division will be held for filling of 1 (ONE) trustee for the Ward 1 (For Wembley Residents) You will be asked to select 5 (FIVE) trustees for Ward 1. There are 9 (NINE) Candidates.
Voters map below: