Elections Nova Scotia has mailed more than 700,000 personalized voter information cards to people on the lists of electors. Registered electors should receive their voter information cards by Wednesday, May 27. “The voter information card tells registered voters where and when to vote,” said Chief Electoral Officer Christine McCulloch. “Take it with you to the poll and it can help speed the process.” Electors who do not receive their voter information card by May 27, or who receive a card with incorrect information, should contact the local Elections Nova Scotia returning office no later than 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 3, or call 1-800-565-1504 Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., or on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Electors who receive a card for a deceased person or someone unknown at that address should also contact the local Elections Nova Scotia office.
He told reporters today that he had decided to resign as someone needs to take the responsibility for the power crisis. Wijepala had said that he will step down after the power-cut yesterday which lasted for over seven hours and affected the entire country. Power and Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says he has refused to accept the resignation letter of the Chairman of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) Anura Wijepala following an unprecedented Nationwide blackout.The Minister said that the country needs the services of Wijepala based on his knowledge and expertise and so his resignation letter has not been accepted at this moment. Meanwhile the Government analyst inspected the transformer in Biyagama where an explosion had occurred yesterday resulting in the Nationwide power-cut. (Colombo Gazette)