Canada Votes

A Referendum Rarely Leads To Electoral Reform

Jean-François Daoust | Posted 12.17.2016 | Canada Politics
Jean-François Daoust

Justin Trudeau said he was favourable to changing the electoral system and that he would prefer alternative voting to our actual majoritarian system. What would be the alternative? And what considerations should we have in mind when discussing whether to implement it by referendum or not?

'A Canadian Is a Canadian Is a Canadian'

Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed | Posted 10.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed

By voting for change, we sent our message loud and clear. Positivity trumps negativity. The previous administration attempted to divide us but as I sat on my couch, listening to Justin Trudeau's valiant acceptance speech with goosebumps, my Canadian pride grew stronger with his every word.

Lawyer Offers Free Help To Those Turned Away From Polls

CBC - Canada | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Burley says he plans to be a "resource for anyone who runs into difficulties."

Elections Canada Is Ready For Heavy Voter Turnout

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Politics

The agency is preparing for contingencies because of the higher than expected turnout for advance polls last weekend.

Why Canada Needs Scientists

Tori Slobodzian | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Politics
Tori Slobodzian

What the conservative government fails to realize is that scientists are public servants. Which means they work for the people of Canada, not the elected party. They are paid via tax dollars, just as politicians are, to perform a service that betters our country. Canada needs science to exist. It's importance cannot be measured by profit margins or popularity. I get it; that makes it difficult to justify spending. Especially since science is not a cheap pursuit, but I guarantee you, it is the most worthwhile pursuit of our time.

These 11 Simpsons GIFs Will Make It Easy For Canadians To Vote

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.19.2015 | Canada Politics

"Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos!"

Can Elizabeth May's Greens Make A Breakthrough

CP | Jim Bronskill | Posted 10.16.2016 | Canada Politics

Despite fielding many viable candidates, the Green Party's Elizabeth May is still seeking an election breakthrough

Blue Jays Can Inspire Conservative Victory: Kenney

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2016 | Canada Politics

"The blue team, they came from behind, they won three straight and they won the series just like the blue team is going to win on Oct. 19."

2.4 Million Votes Cast In Three Days. Because Democracy.

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Politics

Good job, Canada.

Canadians Flood Instagram With Voting Pride

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Politics

Avoid FOMO and head to a polling station.

Candidate Blog: Enacting Proportional Representation

Michael D. Nicula | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Michael D. Nicula

Enacting PR this way would represent the strongest voters action against the political establishment, in Canada and abroad. It would set a precedent and send a message to the elected officials everywhere: listen to your voters or else the voters will override you!

Top Chefs Eat Up Opportunity to Name Canada's Best Restaurants | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada Travel

Canadians are teaming with some of the nation's most outstanding chefs to determine the best restaurants in Canada. The 2013 Top 50 Restaurants in Canada will be announced on April 25, with the public voting ending at midnight on April 15.

Journalists Name News Story Of The Year

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - If he said it once, he said it a thousand times: what Prime Minister Stephen Harper was campaigning for in the 2011 federal election was a "s...

Jack Is The People's Choice

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The surge in the NDP's political fortunes in 2011 ­— punctuated by the death of the man who helped orchestrate it — ranked as the year'...

Tories Named Story Of The Year By Narrow Margin

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - Results of the annual survey of editors and broadcasters conducted by The Canadian Press to determine Canada's top news story of the year for...

Sick, Late, Absent: No-Show Staff Had Polls Open Late

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Elections Canada scrambled to staff dozens of polling stations across Canada on May 2 when the people it hired called i...