Long-term Canadian expatriates may vote, Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Canadians who have lived outside the country longer than five years must be allowed to vote in federal elections. UBC experts are available to comment.

Joel Bakan
Peter A. Allard School of Law
Email: bakan@allard.ubc.ca

  • constitutional law, Canada

Richard Johnston
Department of Political Science
Tel: 604-822-5456
Email: Richard.johnston@ubc.ca

  • Canadian elections, representation, public opinion