Compulsory Voting

“Wow. Voter turnout these days is really in the toilet. Even in this bare-knuckle, no-holds-barred, going for the throat and genitals (not in that order) kinda election, only what, 60…

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Thanks, But No Thanks

Over a year ago, when the Ontario general election (that I did not cast a vote in) was happening, I saw encouragement on social media for voters to consider declining…

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Mushy in the Middle

It’s a common lament when Canada goes to the polls, whether federally, provincially, or municipally.  The parties are all the same! Why bother picking one? There’s hardly a difference between…

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Democracy How? (Part 1 — Canada)

Much thought and talk is given over to what our government ought to do. Not enough is given over to how it is done. Consider a computer programmer. Sitting down…

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