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NEWS RELEASE · 27th July 2011
Elections BC
HST REFERENDUM CLOSE OF VOTING – 4:30 P.M. AUGUST 5

Voters are reminded that voting in the 2011 HST Referendum closes at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2011, when all completed ballot packages must be received by Elections BC, a Service BC Centre or an Elections BC Collection Centre.

“Voters can mail their completed ballot package,” said Acting Chief Electoral Officer Craig James, “or they can deliver their ballot package to any one of the options available. The yellow ballot package must be in the hands of Elections BC or a Service BC Centre by 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Postmarks will not be accepted as proof of meeting the deadline.”

Canada Post delivery standards can be found at: http://www.canadapost.ca/business/tools/ds/bus/bin/dsbus_ultrawide-e.shtm

Elections BC is located at:
Suite 100 – 1112 Fort Street, Victoria, B.C.

Service BC Centres are located in 60 communities throughout the province. Click here to find a centre near you.

Elections BC Collection Centres are located at:
Capilano Mall, Unit #81 – 935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, B.C.
City Square Shopping Centre, Unit #17 – 555 W. 12 Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.
Lougheed Town Centre, Unit D7 – 9855 Austin Road, Burnaby, B.C.
Semiahmoo Shopping Centre, (next to Purdy’s) 1701 152 Street, Surrey, B.C.
Willowbrook Shopping Centre, Unit #436 – 19705 Fraser Highway, Langley, B.C.

Referendum results are expected to be reported in early September.

For more information, visit the Elections BC website at www.elections.bc.ca.