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NDP retains three out of four seats in Greater Victoria
The Township is one step closer to making final decisions for a $7 million investment
Christa Mullaly has been temporarily put on paid leave
Black Press Media journalists catch up with the candidates as results flow tonight
An online petition is calling for a western alliance and Alberta to separate
London Drugs: How to effectively fight a flu or cold
Last instalment in Skywalker saga to hit theatres Dec. 20
Unscripted show comes to Victoria Nov. 8
Metchosin, East Sooke, and parts of Langford and Colwood are affected
Oak Bay contest funds patient care for people and families dealing with cancer
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Moose Jaw is fresh from knocking off Stor-Elvdal as the town with the world’s tallest moose statue
Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network
Andrew Weaver is MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head
The electorate has a responsibility
Increasing voter turnout has long been a goal of officials across the country in all levels of government. The 2015 Canadian election saw the highest turnout in a quarter century, when 68.5 per cent of eligible voters cast a ballot.
And this election is off to a good start as Elections Canada said two million people voted on Friday and Saturday, the first two days of advance polls. The agency said this was a 25 per cent jump compared to the first two days of advance voting in the 2015 election.
One idea for increasing turnout is to give voters the day off work. More than half of Canadians want Election Day to be a federal holiday, according to a recent Research Co. poll. An online poll of 1,000 adults in Canada last month found 58 per cent agree with making voting day a holiday, while 32 per cent are against the idea and 11 per cent are undecided.
Do you think Election Day should be a statutory holiday? Cast your ballot in our online poll.
Panthers remain the best team in the league, but the Victoria Cougars are set to pounce
The 19-year-old is now the highest-ranked Canadian tennis player in WTA Tour history
Black Press Education and Career Fair comes to Vancouver Island