Elections Canada apologizes to Ontario First Natio

2022-04-05
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After a federal election riddled with problems for First Nations voters in northwestern Ontario’s Kenora riding, Elections Canada has issued?an apology “to any elector who was unable to vote as a result.”

The electoral agency said it is still working to get a complete picture of what happened in Kenora?and is looking into whether the problems are?indicative of wider issues across Canada.

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There were no polling stations on election day in three fly-in First Nations, including Pikangikum, Poplar Hill and Cat Lake. Voter cards, especially for those?on First Nations reserves, had incorrect information about polling stations.

“Any time an elector misses their opportunity to vote, it is something we take seriously —registeredOnly?something we take personally?—?and we’re working to ensure this doesn’t happen again,” said Elections Canada spokesperson Natasha Gauthier in an emailed statement.

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