for March 14
1 - Commit to voting - tell all your friends and family that you are voting
Disability Matters in the 2016 Provincial Election on April 19. Share
this on social media.
2 - Share information about How to Vote
Our team of volunteers put together a Voter's Guide. This handy tool has
all of the information a person needs to vote on April 19. This is a
great guide to share with your members - some organizations are even
hosting a "Learn to Vote" session. What a great opportunity to
talk about one of our basic human rights.
Check it out here: Voters Guide
3 - Ensure
your members are registered to Vote
If you have not yet been enumerated or did not receive an enumeration
record you can contact your returning office up until April 7
to arrange for an election official to visit you at home.
Or you can visit your returning office to register to
vote. Returning offices are open every day from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
except Sunday, when they are open from noon until 6:00 p.m.To find the
address of your returning office, you can visit the Elections
Manitoba website: www.electionsmanitoba.ca,
4 - Save the
date & share!
We're happy to announce that we have confirmation from all 4 major
parties that they will participate in The Disability Matters: Vote 2016
Thursday, March 31
The Norwood Hotel - 112 Marion Street
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (please arrive early as the debate will begin promptly
at 10 a.m.)
Big thanks to the
Norwood Hotel for helping to sponsor this event!
We will also live stream the event - link will be available on the home
page of the Disability Matters: Vote 2016 website on the day of the
event.If you can't make it, think about becoming a host site and inviting
your members to watch together.
Note that we will have an ASL interpreter and a note-taker at the event.
If you require any other accommodation, please make a request via email
by Thursday March 17.
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it takes very little time and will make a huge difference!