WINNIPEG - More Manitoba voters decided to cast their ballots early in this federal election.
Elections Canada estimates 167,000 Manitobans voted at advance polls which is up from 106,000 in 2019.
Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia had the most early votes with 19,000.
The Portage-Lisgar riding saw the biggest increase, from 6,000 two years ago to 13,000 this time.
Canada-wide, 5.78 million people voted early, an 18 per cent increase.