There was just an OMB hearing of ward boundaries for Toronto - the City had not reviewed the boundaries in 17 years, since 2000, and some wards were nearly double the population of other wards. Federal and provincial riding boundaries are automatically redrawn every 10 years - the federal boundaries are done after the census, and the Ontario boundaries are done once the federal boundaries are determined. There needs ...more »
Develop a secure online profile for each citizen using technology such as 'Blockchain' where everyobe can renew their licenses, health cards, passports, and even VOTE in an election securely and safely. By creating an app and website for this purpose, the provincial and federal government can save costs on Service Ontario and Service Canada Centres, as well as significantly increase voter turnout. Imagine being able to ...more »
We already use the internet for banking and to file our income taxes. Why can't we vote in elections from the comfort of our homes over the Internet? Voter participation will also increase.
I don't know all the statistics on if it's a good idea or bad. I just feel that it's all our civic duty to vote. Those who say that there's no one they want to vote for; well how about the party and their ideas? Can you vote for that? As well, there's always the option to "decline to vote". Go to your polling station and say you decline. The polling officer marks that down and you're done. At least doing this allows ...more »