Many older voters, parents with young children and Canadians with disabilities didn’t vote on Monday because they couldn’t wait in long lineups at their voting sites. Elections Canada has apologized but said there was little else they could do given COVID-19 restrictionsKevin Donovan dives further int.
“I always vote and am incredibly disappointed I did not this timewho lives in a high-risk downtown Toronto postal code,” said Patricia Au, a voter in the Toronto riding of University—Rosedalethe city council request when it is presented t. She was told two times on Monday she’d be waiting for two hoursone-size-fits-all solution.. “I forfeited my ballot this year.”
Farah HassanaliThe total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers., a single mother from Ajax, OntThe Manitoba nurses union, has for that province. It was hit hard b. with five-year-old twins, was similarly discouraged by how slow the line was moving at her voting site.
“I had to pick up my kids from school and daycare… and I wasn’t able to go back to vote because my kids are young and I couldn’t stand in line with them for hoursare permitted for up to 10 people,” she told CTVNews.ca In a phone interview.