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Description: In the last federal election in 2019, Elections Canada expanded its Vote on Campus program. Thousands more university students voted, almost doubling the total who had voted in 2015. But this year Elections Canada will not be providing the on campus option. Covid-19 has been blamed for the change.

Date:  September 2, 2021

Source:  ottawasun.com

 Link: https://ottawasun.com/news/politics/election-2021/its-really-unfortunate-students-disappointed-by-elections-canada-decision-not-to-offer-campus-voting-program/wcm/6d59a5f0-6290-4909-9836-1761950265d6

Discussion points:

1) Have you or your classmates been impacted by the decision to end the campus option?

2) What do you think will happen to the voter turnout among students?

3) Chapter 1, pages 1-3 and 1-4, of Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decisions describes two main categories of users of financial information. If an employee of Elections Canada was looking for the cost figures associated with on campus voting in order to make a decision, which type of user would they be?

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