A fast-food lesson: Voting should be by residency, not citizenship

I disagree. With citizenship relatively easy and quick to get in Canada (under 5 years), no reason to provide municipal voting rights as most other countries with municipal voting rights have longer citizenship eligibility periods (and arguably use this to reduce pressure for a more facilitative citizenship acquisition process).

A fast-food lesson: Voting should be by residency, not citizenship – The Globe and Mail.

About Andrew
Andrew blogs and tweets public policy issues, particularly the relationship between the political and bureaucratic levels, citizenship and multiculturalism. His latest book, Policy Arrogance or Innocent Bias, recounts his experience as a senior public servant in this area.

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