Thanks to all of you, ancient forest protection has become a top election issue. Over the last few weeks, BC’s old-growth forests have been discussed in multiple political debates, news stories, online content, party platforms, and campaign speeches. Almost 1,400 messages have been sent and all three parties have made election promises that could profoundly impact the fate of BC’s endangered old-growth.
It’s now up to you to decide which party will put ancient forests first and to cast your vote.
And if you’re heading to the polls today, here’s a quick guide to help you ensure your vote gets counted!
• Voting places are open today from 8am to 8pm. Click here to find polling stations for your riding or use the Where to Vote App.
• You can also cast your ballot at any district electoral office from from 8am to 8pm. Find the district electoral office nearest you
• If you have a vote-by-mail package, it must be returned in person before 8pm at any district electoral office, voting place, or participating Service BC location. If you mail it, it won’t be received in time and won’t be counted. For more information, visit Election BC’s vote by mail page.
• Make sure to bring a valid ID with your name and address and don’t forget your mask!
• For more information, visit Elections BC.
Your vote could help create a better future for BC’s magnificent old-growth forests.
For the trees,
The AFA team,