New election rules could leave some First Nations residents without a vote

The Federal election of October 14th will require voters to provide proof of identity and address before we can cast a ballot, a process that a Vancouver lawyer fears could disenfranchise up to 700,000 voters across Canada.

The Daily News listed the concerns of Jim Quail in Friday’s papaer, who says that Elections Canada’s refusal to accept Indian status cards as valid ID could result in many of Canada’s residents losing their right to vote…

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