Post Tagged with: "elections canada"

Elections Canada Probing Online Elections, Again

Elections Canada has announced that it plans to trial online voting systems sometime in the next few years. I’ve written about some of the concerns with online voting in the past (here and here). Christopher Parsons posts an excellent look at why Elections Canada “cannot secure an online electoral process.”

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August 31, 2011 20 comments Must Reads

Tweeting the Election Results: The Canada Elections Act and Social Media

Twitter has been buzzing for the past day over an Elections Canada reminder that the Canada Elections Act restricts transmitting election results when the polls remain open in parts of the country and that the restrictions apply in all media, including broadcasting, the Internet and social media. The specific provision […]

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April 21, 2011 8 comments News

Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer Recommends E-Registration

Canada's Chief Electoral Officer has recommended reforms that would allow for electronic registration of eligible voteres.

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June 11, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

Elections Canada Pushing For E-Voting

The Chronicle Herald reports that Elections Canada is promoting the use of e-voting, which it believes could increase voter participation.

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June 27, 2009 21 comments Must Reads

Elections Canada Says Online Vote Swapping Legal

The CBC reports that Elections Canada has said that online vote swapping does not violate the Elections Act.

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September 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads