Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay
Beer and Wine Store Plebiscites
RANKIN INLET, Nunavut - (March 27, 2017) –.
The Minister of Finance has issued instructions to the Chief Electoral Officer to hold a beer and wine store plebiscite in both Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay.
On May 1st, voters in Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay will express their opinion about the establishment of a beer and wine store in their communities. An advance poll will be held on April 24. Voters with mobility issues can cast a ballot at the mobile poll on the morning of April 24. Residents of these communities who will be unable to vote on these dates can apply to Elections Nunavut to vote by special ballot.
Flyers with information about the proposed store and voting opportunities will be mailed to each Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay post office box.
Voters in Rankin Inlet will mark their ballot 'Yes' or 'No' to the following question: “Are you in favour of a beer and wine store opening in the Municipality of Rankin Inlet?”
Voters in Cambridge Bay will mark their ballot 'Yes' or 'No' to the following question: “Are you in favour of a beer and wine store opening in the Municipality of Cambridge Bay?”
The results of the plebiscites are non-binding.
To vote at this plebiscite you must be a Canadian citizen, 18 years of age by May 1st, a Nunavut resident for 1 year by May 1st and currently a resident of Rankin Inlet or Cambridge Bay respectively.
Register to vote or update your address or other registration information by contacting Elections Nunavut.
Please see attached Plebiscite Notices for Cambridge Bay and Rankin Inlet.
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