Notice of Simcoe North Name Change Proposal by the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission

Please be advised: This notice is provided for information by the Town of Penetanguishene based on the proposed changes outlined in the attached letter from our Member of Parliament, Adam Chambers.

The Town of Penetanguishene would like to advise residents and businesses that the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission has proposed significant changes to the electoral map across Canada, including Ontario.

Specifically affecting our area is the name change proposal to rename Simcoe North to Penetanguishene – Couchiching.

Residents are able to comment in person, or by letter/email regarding the proposed change for Simcoe North.

If you are interested in providing feedback, please refer to the mailing and virtual hearing details below.

  1. Emailed/written comments must be received by September 25th and can be sent to:


Ms. Paula Puddy, Commission Secretary

Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Ontario

PO Box 37018 Southdale, London, Ontario N6E 3T3

2. Participate in a virtual hearing on September 26th. You must register prior to September 25th at: Public participation – Ontario (redecoupage-redistribution-

For more information on the proposed changes, and the electoral map across Canada, including Ontario please visit Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts (

Stacey Cooper


Sarah Marshall

Communications & Technology Coordinator

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