Proclamation Issuing Election Writs: SI/2021-61
Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 155, Extra Number 6
OTTAWA, MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2021
SI/2021-61 August 16, 2021
CANADA ELECTIONS ACT
Proclamation Issuing Election Writs
Mary May Simon
ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
Nathalie G. Drouin
Deputy Attorney General
Great Seal of Canada
TO ALL TO WHOM these Presents shall come or whom the same may in any way concern,
WHEREAS We are desirous to meet Our People of Canada as soon as may be and to have their advice in Parliament;
WE DO HEREBY MAKE KNOWN Our Royal will and pleasure to call a Parliament, and do further declare that, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada, We, pursuant to subsections 57(1) to (2) of the Canada Elections Act, direct the Chief Electoral Officer to issue Our Writs of Election in accordance with that Act, which Writs to be dated August 15, 2021, to set forth Monday, September 20, 2021 as the date for voting and to be returnable to the Chief Electoral Officer on October 11, 2021.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have issued and caused this Our Proclamation to be published and the Great Seal of Canada to be affixed to it.
Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Mary May Simon, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
AT OUR GOVERNMENT HOUSE, in Our City of Ottawa, this fifteenth day of August in the year of Our Lord two thousand and twenty-one and in the seventieth year of Our Reign.
Deputy Registrar General of Canada
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN