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Should everyone in Canada be required to vote?

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This is, of course, a matter of personal opinion.  There is no right answer.  Let us look at arguments for both sides.

On the one hand, there is the idea that everyone should be required to vote as a matter of civic duty.  People should be required to take at least some interest in their government if they are to live in a democracy.  Requiring everyone to vote would make this happen.  It would also help to make...

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