Advance polls open today, including one at BICS

ES&S sales representative Angie Frison explains voting equipment during a February demonstration in Hays

ES&S sales representative Angie Frison explains voting equipment during a February demonstration in Hays

From universities, community centres, and local Elections Canada offices, there are plenty of options for you.

On the final day of the program almost as many people voted as did in the entirety of the initiative in 2015.

Or, you can use Elections Canada's Voter Information Service.

Hollick notes that while he's expecting a steady turn out for the coming four days, his office has been taking voters since the election was called last month.

Rejean Grenier, regional media adviser for Elections Canada, said more than 20 per cent of the total voters in the last election in this riding cast their ballots in advance polls.

Or, it might be your first time ever voting in a Canadian election and you're feeling overwhelmed.

From 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 to 9 p.m. Monday, October 14.

Nearly 45,000 Canadians residing overseas are now registered to vote in this election, nearly triple the number in 2015.

The country's top court ruled the restriction unconstitutional and the Canada Elections Act was subsequently amended to adjust for the change in Bill C-76.

The turnout at advance on-campus polling places across Canada was considerably up from 2015.

If you have no ID, you can have someone declare your address in writing and must bring someone who is assigned to your voting station to vouch for your identity. That's the deadline to register to vote by mail.

In the 2015 federal election, the agency said 1,351,796 people cast ballots in advance polls in Ontario. That includes either government-issued ID (such as a driver's licence) with both name and address or identification from the list of accepted ID available online.

In the Sault, there are a number of locations across the city to vote in the advance polls.

Elections Canada spokesperson Matthew McKenna said it's important to note that the global register is a permanent database.

Find the circle next to the name of your chosen candidate on the ballot.

You then fold your ballot and give it back to the voting officer who will put your ballot in the box.

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