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Iqaluit Beer and Wine Store Plebiscite

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut  - (March20, 2015)  –.

On April 20th, voters in Iqaluit will express their opinion about the establishment of a beer and wine store. An advance poll will be held from April 13-17.  Voters with mobility issues can cast a ballot at the mobile poll on the morning of April 13.

Flyers with detailed information about the proposed store are in the mail to each Iqaluit post office box.  Notices have been posted for the public.

Voters will mark their ballot 'Yes' or 'No' to the following question: "Are you in favour of a beer and wine store opening in the City of Iqaluit?"

To vote at this plebiscite you must be a Canadian citizen, 18 years of age by April 20, a Nunavut resident for the past 12 months by April 20 and currently a resident of Iqaluit. Register to vote or update your address or other registration information at the Returning Office from 12-7pm each day.

Tania Scott, the Returning Officer for the plebiscite has established an office at the BRCC (Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce) building #607.

For details about the proposed Beer and Wine store see the Public Notice.

For general information about plebiscites see Plebiscites Legislation and Documents.





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