BC ELECTORAL BOUNDARIES COMMISSION SCHEDULES SECOND PUBLIC MEETING IN DAWSON CREEK
May 2, 2022
VICTORIA – The BC Electoral Boundaries Commission has added a second public meeting in Dawson Creek to its schedule. There will now be an evening meeting on Monday, May 9, at 7:30 pm, in addition to the meeting that was already scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, at 8:30 am. The Commission has also extended the meeting time in Prince George, which will now start at 11:30 am on May 9.
“We will do our best to adapt our process to reflect the interest communities express in meeting with us,” says Justice Nitya Iyer, Commission Chair. “Residents of northern communities are concerned about electoral boundaries in the region, and we want to hear from them.”
Between May 9 and 12, the Commission will visit nine communities across northern, interior and coastal BC: Prince George, Vanderhoof, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Dease Lake, Powell River, Sechelt, West Vancouver and Squamish.
There will also be a virtual public meeting at 5:00 pm on May 13.
Individuals and organizations that are unable to attend an in-person or virtual public meeting can provide input at any time through the Commission website or by writing to the Commission directly.
The deadline for public input to inform the Commission’s preliminary report is May 31, 2022. The Commission will submit its preliminary report to the Legislative Assembly by October 21, 2022.