You are probably registered to vote. Most Canadians are registered to vote by default at their "home" address (likely the address on your driver's license). See note on bringing proper ID to the polls below.
If you are away from your "home" riding (e.g. you are away for school but have not updated your home address), you can show up at your local polling station with a proof of your current address and vote there. You do not need to register to vote. See note on bringing proper ID to the polls below.
If you are away from your "home" riding (e.g. traveling, living abroad), but would like to vote there, apply to vote by mail as soon as possible. The deadline to apply is October 13, 2015. You must make sure your voter kit is received by Elections Canada (in the mail) by election day - October 19, 2015.
If you would like to check where you are registered to vote, click to visit Election Canada's Online Voter Registration Service.
VOTING ON ELECTION DAY (OCTOBER 19, 2015)
To find your voting station, follow these 3 steps:
1) Enter your postal code on this page: http://www.elections.ca/Scripts/vis/FindED?L=e&QID=-1&PAGEID=20
2) Your riding will show up. On the right, under "Voting processes", click "Where do I vote?"
3) You will find the address of your station and a map of its location.
The only thing required to vote on election day at your local polling station is proper ID. This is ONE of the following options:
1) Your driver's license. You will be able to vote for the candidates in the riding of the address on your license. (This is because Elections Canada has mostly likely registered you to vote at this address.)
2) Two of the following: health card, status card, Canadian passport, credit card, bank statement, admission letter to campus residence, etc. At least ONE must have your current address. You will be able to vote for candidates in the riding of your current address.
3) If you don't have any written proof of address, you can bring two pieces of ID with your name, and you must get a witness to attest to your address.
For more information about voter ID requirements, click here.
STEP 1: COMMIT TO VOTING
SIGN THE PLEDGE TO VOTE
The Council of Canadians is hosting a "Game-changers" campaign to mobilize the youth vote in this federal election. Their motto is if more youth vote in the 2015 election, they can be the Game-Changers no one saw coming.
Click below to sign the pledge and choose whether you'd like election reminders!
GET INFORMED ON HOW TO VOTE
MyCanada2015 is a campaign dedicated to getting out the vote and providing practical information on how to vote in this federal election.
Click and scroll down to learn how to register to vote, prepare your voter ID, find your electoral district and decide when to vote.