Canadians Head to Polls for Snap Election

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Canadians Head to Polls for Snap Election

Voters in Toronto lined up to cast their ballots in a snap election called by Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau. The government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and economic recovery have been top issues for many voters.

“Last election was very different. This one for me, given, you know, obviously the recovery after Covid, what’s important now is continuing along that path. For me, the budget is going to be really important, and sort of coming back to a level where we can actually pay the federal bills. So tightening spending a little bit while keeping ourselves safe. Vaccination is a huge issue as well. I’m definitely for the vaccine passport and even mandatory vaccination if it comes to that.” “So it seems that it’s moving smoothly. It’s just probably people are rushing to come here in the morning, but — three years ago, it was less busy. That’s why I see the difference.”

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