Voting

Students left out of Fall Referendum

Following last week’s Fall Referendum voting process, it was found that 20 students were excluded from the initial vote.Continue...

Executive candidates talk shop

Features takes a look at the candidates running for next year's AMS executive.Continue...

The power of the student vote

On Sept. 20, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the second time in two years. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the snap election on Aug. 15.Continue...

Young Liberals of Canada call on Elections Canada to reverse decision on campus voting program

In a recent announcement, Elections Canada said it will not be providing student voting locations on campuses for the upcoming federal election this Sept. 20.Continue...

Democracy is never ‘first past the post’

We supposedly live in a representative democracy. Yet in 2011, a party that only 39.6 per cent of the electorate voted for took majority control of Parliament .Continue...

Voting absentee as an American-Canadian citizen

I’ve always been proud of my American-Canadian dual citizenship. While I grew up in a small, Connecticut town, my summers were consumed by month-long visits to my grandparents’ cottage near Westport, Ontario. Christmas often meant travelling to Ottawa to see grandparents and cousins.Continue...

How the surging campus vote is changing Canadian politics

In 2015, the “Vote on Campus” initiative saw more than 70,000 ballots cast from students across Canada. In 2019, that number leapt to 111,300.Continue...

Parties should do more to appeal to student voters

The rhetoric that young Canadians don’t vote is outdated and inaccurate—and politicians do us a disservice when they fail to consider that.Continue...

AMS vote OKs multi-million dollar JDUC redevelopment

The multi-million dollar JDUC redevelopment project passed in a referendum on Friday evening, clearing its last major hurdle.Continue...

City of Kingston adopts ranked ballot voting system

Voting in Kingston will be on a ranked ballot system before the next municipal election in 2022.Continue...

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