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to consult your voting location
The advance voting will be held on Sunday, October 29, from noon to 8 p.m. at Rosemère High School (530, Northcote, in the gymnasium - Montée Lesage entrance)
The right of disabled persons to vote
The above-mentioned premises will be accessible to people with disabilities on advance voting day as well as on voting day. Furthermore, the “Réseau de transport métropolitain (RTM) Laurentides” offers paratransit services to disabled individuals. Note that you must be registered for paratransit services in order to use this service. For subscribers, the RTM reminds you that you must reserve your Sunday trip no later than Friday before 10 a.m. Information: 450 433-4000 | citl.qc.ca
Transportation for Seniors
A taxi-bus service will also be available to senior citizens (age 65+) on advance voting day as well as on voting day. In fact, a taxi can pick up seniors at their home and drive them to their assigned voting location. Seniors wishing to avail themselves of this service must first be registered with the Community Services Department, 450 621-3500, ext. 7380, and call on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 to reserve for advance voting day on October 29 or on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 for transportation on voting day, November 5. Cost: $1 each way.
Four hours to vote
On voting day, your employer must give you at least four consecutive hours during business hours to go and vote. This does not include the period normally allocated for meals.
In order to exercise your right to vote, you must identify yourself, with an uncovered face, by presenting one of the following documents to the scrutineer:
- your medical insurance card issued by the “Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec”
- your driver’s license or probationary permit issued by the “Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec”
- your Canadian passport
- your certificate of Indian status
- your Canadian Forces ID card.
The voter who is unable to establish his identity by presenting one of these documents will be directed to a verification table where he will be required to demonstrate his identity in compliance with the law.
2017 municipal Elections: deadline for filing nomination papers
The deadline for filing nomination papers for the municipal elections was 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 6.
Voters can look up the list of candidates for the positions of Rosemère mayor and councillor can do so by clicking on the following link: www.electionsmunicipales.quebec/