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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

Patti T. Lenard

Patti Tamara Lenard is a professor of ethics at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Her most recent book is Trust, Democracy, and Multicultural Challenges (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012).

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Patti T. Lenard

Making Politics More Welcoming

More than 40 countries let non-citizen residents vote municipally. Why not Canada? June 2013
This fall, Toronto City Council will debate a motion that could allow approximately 261,000 previously ineligible people to vote in Toronto municipal elections for the first time. (This number, which is based on the 2006 census, has likely risen, but is difficult to estimate due to the loss of the mandatory long-form census, which contained data on citizenship.) These people are not Canadian…