Voting & Elections

General Information

Under the guidance of the DND Coordinating Officer and the Deputy Coordinating Officer, the Estates and Elections Section of the Directorate of Law/Compensation Benefits, Pensions & Estates carries out the administrative process associated with ensuring that the Canadian Armed Forces elector’s right to vote is protected. This includes Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) presentations on the federal electoral process under Part 11 - Special Voting Rules of the Canada Elections Act, as well as administration of that CAF vote during a federal general election. In addition, all Canadian Armed Forces electors are advised of any upcoming provincial general elections and federal by-elections, in order to ensure that they have the opportunity to vote.

Legislation & Regulations

Information for Canadian Armed Forces electors

Federal Election material

Elections Sites

CANFORGENS

CANELECTGENS

Points of Contact

DND Coordinating Officer Special Voting Rules (SVR)

Office of the Judge Advocate General
National Defence Headquarters
MGen George R. Pearkes Bldg.
101 Colonel By Dr., 7th Floor CBS
Ottawa ON  K1A 0K2

Telephone: (613) 995-2628
Fax: (613) 995-3155

DND Deputy Coordinating Officer SVR

National Defence Headquarters
MGen George R. Pearkes Bldg.
101 Colonel By Dr., 7th Floor CBS
Ottawa ON  K1A 0K2

Telephone: (613) 992-4629
Fax: (613) 995-3155 

 

CAF Elections Administration Manager

Office of the Judge Advocate General
National Defence Headquarters
MGen George R. Pearkes Bldg.
101 Colonel By Dr., 7th Floor CBS
Ottawa ON  K1A 0K2

Telephone: (613) 992-0073
Fax: (613) 995-3155

CAF Elections Administration Coordinator

Office of the Judge Advocate General
National Defence Headquarters
MGen George R. Pearkes Bldg.
101 Colonel By Dr., 7th Floor CBS
Ottawa ON  K1A 0K2

Telephone: (613) 992-1010
Fax: (613) 995-3155

Elections Canada

In Writing:
Elections Canada
30 Victoria Street
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0M6

By Telephone:

  • 1-800-463-6868, toll-free in Canada or the United States;
  • at 001-800-514-6868, toll-free in Mexico;
  • at 613-993-2975 from anywhere in the world;
  • for the hearing impaired at TTY 1-800-361-8935, toll-free in Canada and the United States

By Fax: 613-954-8584 or 1-888-524-1444, toll-free in Canada and the United States

Over the Internet: Elections Canada Online

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