Early or alternative voting now open at returning office


A returning Office has been opened in Fort Frances for the provincial election.

The office will be open until June 1, at St Micheal’s School, 820 Fifth Street E, Fort Frances. The location is fully accessible.

Those hoping to vote early can head down with their ID before June 1 at 5 p.m.

In-person voting will be available Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday May 15 and May 29, the hours will be 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Sunday May 22: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Advanced polls will be open May 19-May 28 at Knox United Church in Emo, 3 Roy Street. Advance polls will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

To see if you’re registered, visit eregistration.elections.on.ca. Elections Ontario will accept a wide variety of ID. If you have a voter card, your ID only needs to show your name, such as a driver’s licence, passport, birth certificate, status card, or credit card. If you do not have a voter card, your ID must show both your name and address, such as a driver’s licence, utility bill, or bank statement.

Alternate voting methods are also available. To find information on voting by mail or as an absentee voter, visit elections.on.ca.