How many Indigenous voters in northern Ontario will cast a ballot in this ‘reconciliation election’ – CBC

How many Indigenous voters in northern Ontario will cast a ballot in this ‘reconciliation election’ – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 2021129 Views

Sep 20, 2021

On reserve turnout in the northeast in 2019 was 42 per cent, a big drop from 63 per cent in 2015

For only the second time in his life, Paul Trudeau will spend part of federal election day in a polling booth.

“It’s a hard vote for me if you can’t trust anybody out there,” says the 62-year-old from Sagamok First Nation, on the north shore of Lake Huron in northern Ontario.

“It’s taken me years and years and years to figure this out that a non-vote is a vote for somebody you don’t want there.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/indigenous-voter-turnout-northeastern-ontario-1.6178955

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