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...

A vote for political engagement

Though it can be mentally draining trying to stay politically engaged these days, evidence of the rewards of community engagement on all levels is everywhere we look—most obviously in the U.S. with the recent midterm elections.Continue...

All but two fees pass AMS Fall Referendum

The AMS Fall Referendum concluded Nov. 15 with an 11.4 per cent turnout rate. This marked a 1.9 per cent increase in voter turnout from the 2021 AMS Fall Referendum.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The rhetoric that young Canadians don’t vote is outdated and inaccurate—and politicians do us a disservice when they fail to consider that.Continue...

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