Entries by Qais Ghanem, MD from 04/2012

Would You Vote if $25 Was on the Line?

| Posted 04.26.2012 | Canada Politics

Here in Canada, voter turnout at the federal level has been declining since the late 1980s and is now just over 60 per cent. There are those who would object to mandatory voting, on the principle of allowing people a free choice. But is it conceivable that a fine poses such a significant threat that it can produce such wonderful results?