: Client Update - Time Off to Vote

May 12, 2009

A provincial election has been called for Tuesday, June 9, 2009.  Polls will be open that day from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

To ensure that qualified electors vote, the Nova Scotia Elections Act sets out obligations for employers.  Advance poll dates: June 5 and June 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Special poll dates: May 28 to June 3, 2009 (closed Sunday, May 31) from 12 noon to 8:00 p.m.  Individuals may also register to vote by a special mail-in ballot available at Elections Nova Scotia:

For more information, please download a copy of this client update. 

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