Taking action for you in Vancouver-Mount Pleasant
Joan is a respected Indigenous leader who has dedicated her life to fighting for justice, human rights, and the environment.
Her work experience includes youth counsellor at Britannia School, education/program director at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre, and lands manager for the Penticton First Nation.
Joan has been married to Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, the long-serving President of the BC Union of Indian Chiefs, for nearly 40 years and together they have five surviving children, 15 beautiful grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
How to vote in the By-Election
Voting is one of the most important civic duties we have. If you’re eligible to vote in Vancouver-Mount Pleasant we hope that you’ll exercise yours in this by-election by casting a ballot for Joan Phillip and the BC NDP. Here’s how:
Vote at the District Electoral Office:
Voting is now open! You can vote anytime between now and 4pm election day at the District Electoral Office, located at 615-369 Terminal Avenue in Vancouver. It is open between 9-5pm Monday to Friday and 10-4pm on Saturdays.
Vote in advance:
You’ll be able to vote in advance any day from Friday, June 16 until Wednesday, June 21. Voting will be open from 8am — 8pm each day. We’ll share the voting locations with you once we have them!
Vote on election day:
Polls will be open from 8am to 8pm on Saturday, June 24. We’ll share locations with you once we have them.
Vote by mail:
You can contact Elections BC to request a vote-by-mail package until June 19. You must return your completed voting package before 8pm on Saturday, June 24 — either by mail, or by dropping it off at the District Electoral Office.
However you choose to vote, you’ll need to prove your identity. There are three super easy ways you can do that.
If you are currently without ID, you can still vote if someone vouches for you at the polling place. See more information about how to do that at this link (scroll down to option 3).
Additional voting opportunities for people in long term care or medical facilities or for people who cannot access regular polling opportunities may also be available.
If you have any questions or need more information, feel free to give us a call at the campaign office — 604 428-6995.