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Removing Barriers to Voting

Barriers of Voting in Hamilton and How They’re Dealing With It By Thanansayan Dhivagaran and Fahad Butt, OPIRG McMaster In Hamilton, voting is a complicated and multifactorial process with several barriers that hinder voter turnout and equitable access [1]. Although Hamilton’s municipal government has the most direct impact on the Hamilton community, voter turnout has remained at a low of only 38% [...]

By |June 6th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Elections|0 Comments

Student Vote

Voting for your Future, Student Accommodations By Aaliyan Jabbar, OPIRG McMaster It’s not easy being a student; on top of being a student, you have to be an active citizen of your community and country.  As citizens of Canada, we have an obligation to participate in voting for who we want to represent us.  At the same time, we vote for [...]

By |June 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Elections|0 Comments

Hamilton River Monsters – The Sewergate Scandal

Hamilton River Monsters - The Sewergate Scandal By: Curtis D'Souza, OPIRG McMaster On any given day, how often does the thought of quality cross your mind before you take a sip of that nice cool glass of water? Or before you head to a nice Hamilton beach to cool off on a hot summer day? Water quality in Canada is not always [...]

By |March 19th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Elections|0 Comments

Will students show up to vote in 2022?

Student votes can make a difference in the October municipal election Canadian cities are preparing for the municipal elections scheduled for October 2022 and this is bringing back the old question: how do we get people to vote? We at OPIRG McMaster are here to answer these questions by talking with CITYLAB students investigating voting accessibility [...]

By |January 7th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Elections, Video|0 Comments
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