The Final Say

Voting day: It’s finally here.
Rahman Mohamed

After 78 days in what will be a historic election that has been watched internationally, the day has come: Canadians will learn who will represent them in the House of Commons.  Since Confederation voter turnout in Canada has been low.  According to CBC, Elections Canada is expecting a large voter turnout.  3.6 million Canadians voted in advance polls.  Polls have closed in some parts of Eastern Canada.  So who will lead Canada?

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Wynne and Tory will get along

Wynne and Tory.  Will put aside differences, work together, and move Ontario and Toronto forward
Rahman Mohamed

Kathleen Wynne and John Tory.  Once upon a time they were political opponents.  John Tory, a conservative, Kathleen Wynne a Liberal, both battling for Ontario.  But now they both have a post at the top and if they want the people to like them and a contract extension they’ll have to work together.  But can they?

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Will Ontario Vote?

Elector apathy growing; Political how shrinking
Rahman Mohamed

According to Elections Ontario voter turnout has been steadily declining.  On June 9 CBC reported that Elections Ontario reported a 6% drop in turnout for advance polls.  Compared to 603,785 electors for advanced polls and a total of in 48% in 2011, only 566,845 Ontarians voted in 2014 advance polls.  Why?  Because they don’t know what to expect from leaders.

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