TRURO - Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? How about casting your ballot in the federal election?
While Election Day is not until Monday, May 2, the advanced polls are open today and Monday from noon until 8 p.m.
To be eligible to vote, you must be a Canadian citizen, be at least 18 years old on Election Day and prove your identity and address.
Options for proving identity and address can be found on your voter information card of online at http://www.elections.ca/content.aspx?section=vot&dir=ids&document=index&lang=e .
To find out which poll you are to vote at for the advance poll or on Election Day go to www.elections.ca or call 1-800-463-6868.
The candidates in the Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley riding are incumbent Scott Armstrong (Conservative), Jason Blanch (Green), Jim Burrows (Liberal), Jim Hnatiuk (Christian Heritage) and Wendy Robinson (NDP).