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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Lisa Young

Lisa Young teaches political science at the University of Calgary.

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Forcing Ourselves to Vote

As fewer Canadians turn up at the polls, compulsory voting is a choice to consider November 2010
Editor’s Note: Sometimes events overtake our most careful editorial plans. In mid October, Calgary stunned the country by electing Canada’s first Muslim mayor, Naheed Nenshi, and voter turnout was an impressive 53 percent, up from a lacklustre 33 percent in 2007. Nevertheless, the issues surrounding compulsory voting remain pressing, so we press on. Voting in…