September 29, 2014 - 2:29 PM
KAMLOOPS - The boundaries commission will be in Kamloops next week as the province looks for input on electoral districts for the next two provincial general elections.
The B.C. Electoral Boundaries Commission will be looking for feedback on the area, boundaries and names of provincial electoral districts.
The Kamloops districts — Kamloops-North Thompson and Kamloops-South Thompson — both saw population increases over 2008 translating to nearly 10 per cent, with the North Thompson district increasing by 4,245 people to 54,014 and the South Thompson district increasing by 4,978 people to 55,983.
Input will be accepted in person, by email, by mail and through online submission until Nov. 16 and will be used as part of the preliminary report to the legislative assembly in the spring.
Following the preliminary report there will be another opportunity for input on the proposed districts.
The public hearing in Kamloops will take place Monday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Plaza Hotel, 405 Victoria St.
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