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#BCElection2020: Prince George transit will be free to ride on Oct. 24

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BC Transit bus parked along Highway 16. (via B.C. Transportation Ministry)

Good news, voters!

If you need a ride to get to your local polling station on the day of B.C.'s 2020 election, you'll be able to board a bus at no charge.

BC Transit says all services in Prince George will be free on Saturday, Oct. 24 as residents will head to the polls to vote on who they would like to see in the provincial legislature for the next term.

As COVID-19 continues, transit users are being asked to wear a face-covering on local buses, as per BC Transit’s mandate on Aug. 24.

For more information, you can visit BC Transit's Prince George page.

Meanwhile, residents choosing to vote in-person during the election, taking place in the era of COVID-19, will be doing so as early as tomorrow (Oct. 15) for advanced voting.

Ballots can be cast at several stations in the city's two electoral districts between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. through until Oct. 21.

PRINCE GEORGE-VALEMOUNT

  • Oct. 15 to 21 - Columbus Community Centre - 7201 Domano Blvd., Prince George
  • Oct. 15 to 21 - Elks Hall - 172 Holdway St., McBride 
  • Oct. 15 to 21 - Golden Years Lodge - 1300 Main St., Valemount
  • Oct. 15 to 21 - Our Saviour's Lutheran Church - 3590 Dufferin Ave., Prince George
  • Oct. 15 to 21 - Prince George Civic Centre - 808 Canada Games Way, Prince George

General Voting Day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24

  • Blackburn Comunity Centre - 2451 Blackburn Rd. S., Prince George
  • Buckhorn Elementary School - 5190 Buckhorn Lake Rd., Buckhorn
  • Columbus Community Centre - 7201 Domano Blvd., Prince George
  • Dome Creek Community Centre - 13766 - Dome Creed Rd., Dome Creek
  • Dunster Community Hall - 7085 Read Red., Dunster
  • Elks Hall - 172 Holdway St., McBride
  • Ferndale Tabour Fire Department - 16315 Giscome Rd., Ferndale
  • First Baptist Church - 483 Gillett St., Prince George
  • Harwin Elementary School - 1193 Harper St., Prince George
  • Hixon Elementary School - 378 Lockyer Rd., Hixon
  • Pineview Elementary School - 8515 Old Cariboo Hwy., Prince George
  • Prince George Civic Centre - 808 Canada Games Way - Prince George
  • Prince George Secondary School - 2901 Griffiths Ave., Prince George
  • Sinclair Mills Community Hall - 37832 Upper Fraser Rd., Sinclair Mills 
  • Southridge Elementary School - 7300 Southridge Ave., Prince George
  • Valemount Community Hall - 101 Gorse St., Valemount
  • Van Bien Elementary School - 311 Wilson Cres., Prince George
  • Vanway Elementary School - 4509 Highway 16 W., Prince George
  • Westwood Elementary School - 2633 Vanier Dr., Prince George
  • Willow River Firehall - 524 Railway Ave., Willow River

PRINCE GEORGE-MACKENZIE

  • Oct. 19 to 21 - Christ Our Saviour Church Hall - 4514 Austin Rd. W, Prince George
  • Oct. 17 to 18 - Mackenzie Secondary School - 500 Skeena Dr., Mackenzie 
  • Oct. 15 to 17 - Prince George Family Worship Centre - 3400 Hart Hwy., Prince George
  • Oct. 15 to 21 - Trinity United Church - Spruceland Area - 3555 Fifth Ave., Prince George

General Voting day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24

  • Bear Lake Commission - 353 Grizzly Ave., Bear Lake
  • Beaverly Elementary School - 9777 Western Rd., Prince George
  • Christ Our Saviour Church Hall - 4514 Austin Rd. W., Prince George
  • D.P. Todd Secondary School - 4444 Hill Ave., Prince George
  • Edgewood Elementary School = 4440 Craig Dr., Prince George
  • Foothills Elementary School - 4375 Eaglenest Cres., Prince George
  • Hart Highlands Elementary School - 2233 Sussex Lane., Prince George
  • Heather Park Elementary School - 7151 Heather Park Rd., Prince George
  • Kinsmen Club of Prince George - 777 Kinsmen Pl., Prince George
  • Mackenzie Secondary School - 500 Skeena Dr., Mackenzie
  • McLeod Lake Community Hall - 48189 Hwy 97 - McLeod Lake
  • Miworth Community Hall - 13510 Flint Rd., Prince George
  • Ness Lake Community Hall - 8770 Lakeside Dr., Reid Lake
  • Nukko Lake Community Hall - 23485 Chief Lake Rd., Nukko Lake
  • Pinewood Elementary School = 4140 Campbell Ave., Prince George
  • Prince George Family Worship Centre = 3400 Hart Hwy., Prince George
  • Quinson Elementary School = 251 S. Ogilvie St., Prince George
  • Salmon Valley Community Hall - 17735 Trout Rd., Salmon Valley
  • Summit Lake Community Hall - 1280 Adams Rd., Summit Lake

Voters can also cast a ballot at a district electoral office now until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24.

CANDIDATES IN BOTH RIDINGS

Prince George-Valemount: 

Prince George-Mackenzie

For everything you need to know about voting this year and the COVID-19 safety protocols in place, you can follow the link to our voter's guide here.