With a federal election slated for later this year, democrats are probably already plotting to increase voter turnout by organizing get-out-the-vote campaigns and figuring out how to best endorse compulsory voting schemes.
Go to the websites of Carleton University or the University of Ottawa, and you'll read about the many advantages for students that come with living in the nation’s capital.
There is a debate that seems to happen in the wake of every terrorist attack or violent shooting: Will new laws that might contradict some previously held rights make people safer? Is it worth it to give the state more intrusive powers if doing so might stop another attack?
When the wintry outdoors cause one’s face to sting there is no better joy than staying indoors, free from the city’s bone-chilling winds and icy roads. But this isn’t the way of the world, for most people have to slog through snowstorms and freezing temperatures nearly every morning to get to offices where their colleagues can hack and sneeze on them every flu season.