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Elections: Board and School

elections: This comes after over 67,000 permanent residents in the City of Winnipeg were unable to vote in the last civic election, according to CTV. It signifies that great change is coming. On Monday night the chair and members voted in favour of a motion for all Winnipeg School Division residents, regardless of citizenship, the entitlement to vote in municipal and school board elections. It's a good start, said Abdikheir Ahmed of Immigration Partnership Winnipeg. The board will now draft a letter to the minister of education to change the section of the Municipal and School Board Elections Act. The motion also included changing the voting age for school board elections to 16 years old. ( As reported in the news.