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They work, they own homes, they pay taxes, but permanent residents can’t vote for city council

St. John's election signs
Almost two thousand people became permanent residents in Newfoundland and Labrador last year. None of them can vote in municipal elections.

Halifax, Toronto and at least eight municipalities in New Brunswick have asked their provinces to open voting to permanent residents and not just Canadian citizens.

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