The Vote: Who

Leaders have parties so they can represent
Rahman Mohamed

It’s known: if you’re 18 or older on election day, a Canadian citizen, and a registered voter you can vote in federal elections and referendums, voting that takes place across Canada.  In provincial elections the voter is also a resident of the province; only people who lives in Ontario, is 18 or older on election day and a Canadian citizen will be able to vote in the upcoming June 2018 provincial election.  Upcoming municipal elections in October 2018 in Ontario also have the residency requirement; you can only vote for politicians in the city if you live in the city.  The question for many and a confusion: who are you voting for?

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The Vote: What

Rahman Mohamed
Choose the lead

Democracy: it’s a founding stone in Canadian history.  Constitutionally there must be an election every 5 years unless there is a state of emergency.  The question: what is a vote?

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#TorontoStrong Vigil, Uniting A Diversity of Support in Toronto

Diversity and multiculturalism shown in Toronto at a vigil for a van attack
Rahman Mohamed

Image result for torontoOn April 23 Toronto, Canada was hit with a tragedy.  It has not been classified as a terrorist attack.  Along Yonge Street 24 people were hit by a man driving on the sidewalk; 10 died.  Victims included locals and foreigners, a tragedy that was felt across borders.  On Sunday, April 29 a vigil was held for victims of the attack.

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