Election info: Voting in the Regional District of Nanaimo

Regional District of Nanaimo: where to vote and how to vote for directors and trustees

  • Nov. 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.

General voting day across British Columbia is Nov. 15.


Any Canadian citizens who are at least 18 years old may cast their ballots, provided they have lived in B.C. for at least six months and in Nanaimo for at least a month leading up to voting day.

Residents must provide two pieces of identification, at least one bearing a signature, to prove residency. Photo ID is not required. Examples of acceptable identification include a driver’s licence, B.C. ID card, ICBC insurance document, utility bill, property tax notice, social insurance card, care card, debit card or credit card.

General voting day

On Nov. 15, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., voters in the Regional District of Nanaimo may cast their ballots at the following locations: in Area A at North Cedar Intermediate School, 2215 Gould Rd.; or at Cranberry fire hall, 1555 Morden Rd.; in Area B at Gabriola Elementary School, 680 North Rd.; in Area C at Extension Community Hall, 2140 Ryder St.; or at Pleasant Valley Social Centre, 6100 Doumont Rd.; and in Area E at Nanoose Pl., 2925 Northwest Bay Rd.

Advance voting

Advance voting is Wednesday (Nov. 5) and Nov. 12 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Regional District of Nanaimo office, 6300 Hammond Bay Rd.

Advance voting will take place Wednesday only at Gabriola Elementary School and Cranberry fire hall.