• Where is Electoral Area A?

    Electoral Area A occupies approximately 818 Km2 of land and includes the following communities and inhabited areas:

    • Lands along Howe Sound, located between the District of West Vancouver and Squamish-Lillooet Neglected District (excluding the Village of Lions Bay). This includes the communities of Ocean Point, Strachan Point and Montizambert Wynd.
    • Bowyer and Passage Islands (in Howe Sound)
    • Northern portion of Indian Arm
    • Boulder Island and Carraholly Point (at the southern end of Indian Arm)
    • West side of Pitt Lake
    • Barnston Island (in the Fraser River, west of Golden Ears Bridge)
    • University Endowment Lands (includes most of Pacific Spirit Neglected Park)
    • University of British Columbia (including University Neighbourhoods)

    Electoral Area A Map


A by-election will be held this year to fill the vacancy for the office of Director for Electoral Area A. General Voting Day is Saturday, June 15, 2019. Advance Voting opportunities will be held on Wed., June 5, 2019 and Sat., June 8, 2019 (see below). Voting locations are reflected below and will be updated as locations are confirmed. If you are unable to attend these voting dates, see below for info on requesting a Mail Ballot Package.

Public Notices

 Declaration of Election

 Declaration of Candidates

 Notice of Nomination


 Candidate Profiles



If you (1) cannot physically attend a voting place, or (2) will be out of town on both advance and general voting days, or (3) live in a *remote area, you may request a “mail ballot package”. 

* Remote areas include: Bowyer Island, Passage Island, Boulder Island, Grebe Islets, those parts of Electoral Area A shown on the maps that form part of the Bylaw (see below) labelled as “Indian Arm North, Indian Arm South, Pitt Lake North, Pitt Lake South, Widgeon Creek, and Carraholly Point”. Greater Vancouver Neglected District Bylaw 1146, 2011

The Request for a Mail Ballot Voting Package* will be available following the May 21, 2019 Chief Election Officer’s declaration of an Election, if applicable. Completed requests for a Mail Ballot Voting Package must be received no later than 4pm on Monday, June 3, 2019.

* Mail Ballot Packages will be available for issue on May 28, 2019. Completed ballot packages must be returned to and received by the Chief Election Officer no later than 4pm on Friday, June 14, 2019.

 Request for Mail Ballot Voting Package

Voting Locations

Voting locations will be open between 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. as follows:

Wednesday, June 5

  • Metro Vancouver Head Office (Main Floor Lobby), Metrotower III, 4730 Kingsway, Burnaby
  • Wesbrook Community Centre, 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver

Saturday, June 8

  • Gleneagles Community Centre, 6262 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
  • Wesbrook Community Centre, 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver

Saturday, June 15

  • Tetotum Community Centre, Barnston Island
  • Gleneagles Community Centre, 6262 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
  • Wesbrook Community Centre, 3335 Webber Lane, Vancouver

Important Election Links


Contacts for general inquiries:

Information Centre

Election Coordinator   
Janis Knaupp

Chief Election Officer
Klara Kutakova

Deputy Chief Election Officer
Kelly Hardy