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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

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…