Advance Voting, Election Day and City Services

A press release from the City, but first a reminder to St. Patrick’s Ward residents specifically and residents in general – advance voting is happening today at the Armenian Community Centre on Martindale Rd from 10am until 8pm.


Advance voting continues, some City services unavailable on Election Day

Oct. 15, 2018 – Election Day is seven days away but residents don’t have to wait to
vote: advance voting continues to be available this week at City Hall and select
locations across St. Catharines.

Residents can cast their advance vote at City Hall (50 Church St.) from Monday to
Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The advance polling location at City Hall is open until
Friday, Oct. 19. Individuals who require audio voting assistance are encouraged to take
advantage of the City Hall advance voting location.

Advance voting locations will also be available this week on the following schedule:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Armenian Community Centre, 156
    Martindale Rd.
  • Thursday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Grantham Lions Club, 732 Niagara St.
  • Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Catharines Museum and Welland
    Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Pkwy.

Election day is set for Monday, Oct. 22. Twenty-four voting locations accessible by St.
Catharines Transit buses will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. across St. Catharines.
Residents can vote at any of the four voting locations in their ward.

While it will be business as usual for most City departments on Election Day, the Office
of the City Clerk will be closed and the following services will not be available Oct. 22:

  • Bookings for Civil Marriage Ceremonies
  • Marriage Licences, Business Licences and Lottery Licences
  • Freedom of Information Requests

Pensions can be certified at the Citizens First counter, on the second floor at City Hall
(50 Church St.). Burial permits will be issued at the St. Catharines Fire and Emergency
Services Station 1 (64 Geneva St). All Office of the City Clerk services will resume on
Tuesday, Oct. 23 during regular office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.