I am a journalist. I always want to know the real story so when rumours are afoot, I start asking questions!
Here is the email I sent:
Aug 29, 2021, 9:06 PM
I'm contacting you to inquire as to whether or not a vaccine passport is going to be required to vote at Calgary voting stations for the municipal election on October 18th. I require a speedy response.
Kevin J Johnston
The reply I received:
Hello Mr. Johnston,
Elections Calgary will not require voters to have a vaccine passport or to provide proof of vaccination to vote on Election Day.
Please note: The information in this email is provided for convenience of reference only. Candidates and third party advertisers are subject to further requirements in the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA). Candidates and third party advertisers are advised to refer to the LAEA and obtain legal advice regarding the full extent of their obligations.
Leader, Strategy | Elections Calgary
City Clerk's Office | The City of Calgary
2340 22 Street N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8B7