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Give a f%$# and vote

Public participation in Canada, such as voting in elections, has plummeted in recent years and young people are especially likely to be disengaged.

Voters need to get informed: understanding parties and politicians is a critical component of democracy

With the constant stream of advertisements and articles being published, it’s hard to ignore the upcoming provincial election. There is a serious lack of education about the function of government in society, especially in our generation. There is also a lack of appreciation for those who fought for democracy, that I feel non-partisan movements only perpetuate.

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Can PAWS solve voter apathy?

Matthew Eldstrom has an idea: to have a voting mechanism available on PAWS to enable strategic voting. The tool would allow students to see previous vote distributions for their riding and have a rough idea of their preferred candidate's likelihood of winning.

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