Archive for July, 2014

Mandatory Voting in Canada

Posted on 19. Jul, 2014 by .

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Canada, like┬ámany developed countries, has fallen victim to a pattern of disregard towards voting. In the 2011 federal election only 14 of the 24 million registered voters (61%) actually cast a ballot. These numbers are even worse at the provincial level, where the 2011 Ontario General Election saw a 49% voter turnout. It is extremely […]

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The Chevy Cruze and What Could Have Been

Posted on 13. Jul, 2014 by .

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With fuel prices ever on the rise, customers are always looking for cheaper ways to get around by car. While hybrid, battery-electric, and hydrogen fuel cell cars are considered to be the long term solution for powering motor vehicles, there is the need for a more short-term solution. Europe has already realized that diesel is […]

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Improving the Airport Parkway

Posted on 13. Jul, 2014 by .

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While many in Ottawa are fixated on the failed pedestrian bridge project over the Airport Parkway, they tend to forget about the parkways other serious issues, such as it being one lane for much of its length, the lack of highway access, and the roads use as a commuter thoroughfare. The Airport Parkway, as its […]

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