Justice and Public Safety
April 24, 2015
The following is being distributed at the request of the Newfoundland and Labrador Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission:
Public Advisory: Notice of Public Sitting for Grand Falls-Windsor
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, a public sitting will be held in Grand Falls-Windsor on April 28, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Mount Peyton Hotel, 214 Lincoln Road.
Procedures for presentation at a public sitting are posted on the commissionï¿½s website at www.nledbc.ca/schedule or may be obtained by contacting the commission. Persons wishing to appear at a public sitting must provide a written summary of their submission and book a time at least three days in advance. Times will be allotted on a first come, first serve basis. If no one books an appearance at a sitting scheduled for a given location, the commission may cancel that sitting.
Public sittings will also be held in other locations in the province. A complete schedule of public sittings can be found on the commissionï¿½s website.
In addition to seeking feedback through public sittings, the commission encourages interested members of the public to comment on the proposal by using the commissionï¿½s 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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Newfoundland and Labrador
Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission
2015 04 24 9:55 a.m.