Justice and Public Safety
April 29, 2015

The following is being distributed at the request of the Newfoundland and Labrador Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission:

Public Advisory: Notice of Public Sitting by Skype Video Call

The 2015 Newfoundland and Labrador Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission has released its proposal for the division of the Province into 40 one-member districts. Detailed information containing the suggested name, boundary description, population and map for each of the proposed districts is available at www.nledbc.ca/proposal.

To provide the public with the opportunity to comment on the proposed electoral boundaries, the commission will engage in video calls with members of the public using Skype on May 2, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Procedures for arranging a video call using Skype are posted on the commission’s website at www.nledbc.ca/schedule or may be obtained by contacting the commission.

Interested members of the public may also comment on the proposal by using the commission’s submission telephone line, website comment form, email, fax or regular mail.

The commission is comprised of: Hon. Robert Stack, Chairperson; Mr. Shawn Skinner, Deputy Chairperson; and commissioners Bern Coffey QC, Mr. Allan Goulding and Mr. Bill Matthews. It has been mandated by the Electoral Districts Boundaries Act to provide a final report to the Minister of Justice and Public Safety on or before June 9, 2015.

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Media contact:
Kate O'Brien
Legal Counsel
Newfoundland and Labrador
Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission
709-729-2698, 1-844-729-2605
kateo'brien@nledbc.ca

2015 04 29                              10:45 a.m.