Proclamation Issuing Election Writs: SI/2019-99

Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Extra Number 1


SI/2019-99 September 12, 2019


Proclamation Issuing Election Writs

Julie Payette



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,


A Proclamation

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 September 11, 2019, to set forth Monday, October 21, 2019 as the date for voting and to be returnable to the Chief Electoral Officer on November 11, 2019.

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 Julie Payette, 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 eleventh day of September in the year of Our Lord two thousand and nineteen and in the sixty-eighth year of Our Reign.


Simon Kennedy
Deputy Registrar General of Canada