On Wednesday this week I voted in the advanced polls of the 2015 Canadian federal election. Less than 3 hours later I overheard a conversation between three 20-somethings discussing why they won't be voting in this election, and I just about exploded. Let me say this clearly and right up front:
There is no excuse not to vote. None.
You may think you have an excuse, but you don't. Let me show you why. And then get your butt over to your local Elections Canada polling station and do your civic duty, goddamnit!
(For all of the Americans out there, don't think this doesn't apply to you. You have 13 months to go before you're up!)Read More