Tag: voting

#elxn41 and the rules of engagement


On Monday, May 2nd 2011, Canadians will go to the polls for the fourth time in seven years. In the last federal election, voter turnout was mere 59.1% of the electorate, the lowest voter turnout in Canadian history. One of the reasons typically cited for such a low turnout is the increasing apathy of the …

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Choosing a New Premier

BC politics are, well, they’re weird. In late 2010, both the main political parties in BC had their leaders resign. The ruling party, the BC Liberals, had their leader — and the Premier of the province for the past 10 years — resign in an effort to control the damage created by the replacement of …

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