Sorry, Canadians living in other countries. The Ontario Court of Appeal issued a ruling today saying you don't have the right to vote if you've been away more than five years.
So it's not personal. Also not personal: the government spending over a million dollars fighting for the power to ban ex-pats from voting.
The issue will likely besettled by the Supreme Court of Canada eventually. This University of Waterloo prof, at least, thinks the top court will overturn the voting ban.
No, if they want to vote that badly they should have to endure a rural Manitoba winter.I'd like to move to New York someday, so yes.
VOTE: Should Ex-Pats Be Allowed To Vote?
vote votesNo, if they want to vote that badly they should have to endure a rural Manitoba winter.
vote votesI'd like to move to New York someday, so yes.
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