Votes needed for Nanaimo’s south end in Great Places contest

NANAIMO – Last chances to vote for Nanaimo's south end Great Places Canada contest.

Voting for the Great Places in Canada contest closes at midnight Sept. 25, meaning it’s getting down to the wire to cast a ballot for Nanaimo’s south end, which is battling against 11 other contenders in the Great Neighbourhood category.

Six locations from all categories will either be  People’s Choice winners, based on overall numbers of votes, or grand prize winners, based on planning excellence, determined by the contest host, the Canadian Institute of Planners.

Grand prize winning locations receive a steel plaque commemorating the win.

To vote for Nanaimo’s south end, please visit the contest website at www.greatplacesincanada.ca. People can also follow Great Places in Canada on Facebook and @GreatPlacesCA on Twitter for contest updates.