Elections Nova Scotia

Delayed Opening and Voting Location Changes

Release date: 
August 17, 2021

Delayed Opening and Voting Location Changes

Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Elections Nova Scotia – Today, Tuesday, August 17, 2201, is election day in Nova Scotia.


The following electoral districts reported delayed openings at voting locations. Voting at these locations will be extended by 30 minutes today until 8:30 pm:

Antigonish – Club 60 Antigonish, 121 Frank McGibbon Lane Antigonish
Bedford South – Northwood Place, 185 Gary Martin Dr. Bedford
Clayton Park West – Parkland Estates Retirement Residence, 118 Fairfax Dr Halifax
Cumberland South – Nappan United Church, 4278 Highway 302 Nappan
Halifax Citadel Sable Island – Dalhousie Student Union Building, 6136 University Ave. Halifax
Halifax Atlantic – City Church, 276 Herring Cove Rd Halifax


Four buildings with voting locations had some residents assigned to another election day voting location outside their building. In these cases election workers at these voting locations will accommodate all residents of these buildings:

Dartmouth North – Horizon Estates, 7 Horizon Crt. Dartmouth
Halifax Needham
– Gordon B. Isnor Manor, 5565 Cornwallis St. Halifax
– Acadia Square Lodge North, 3450 Devonshire Ave Halifax
– Acadia Square Lodge South, 3340 Kenny St. Halifax

Chester-St. Margaret’s

Due to environmental issues at Black Point Community Hall, for voters in polling divisions 023, 024, and 025 will be voting at:

St. Andrews and St. Marks United Church, 7628 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Ingramport, NS

Elections Nova Scotia is a non-partisan and independent agency responsible for conducting provincial elections. For more information, please visit electionsnovascotia.ca, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter @electionsns.

Voters who have questions about the 41st provincial general election can call 1-800-565-1504.

Media Contact:

Naomi Shelton
Director, Policy and Communications
Elections Nova Scotia

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