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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The Vote: National 2015

Rahman Mohamed

Everyone has heard it: every vote counts.  It’s a known fact: not everyone votes.  According to statistics from Elections Canada there’s never been a full voter turnout in Canada.

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Can Social Media Decide?

Rahman Mohamed

From Day 1 there are Polls.  CBC reported that the writ was dropped on August 2 to start a 78 day/11 week federal campaign, election date set on 1 January 2015 for October 19.  On 28 July the NDP and Conservatives both held one-third of support.  Today the question is whether or not Polls can predict

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