Canada's parliament on May 7, 2015 in Ottawa. AFP PHOTO MICHEL COMTE

Canadian Election 101 for the Uninitiated

The Canadian federal election is today, and Breitbart News thought it newsworthy to provide an introduction to the essentials of Canada’s electoral system for the uninitiated.

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Canada’s Left Pressures Conservatives to Take In More Migrants

Following the viral spread of images depicting the bodies of drowned Syrians on a Turkish beach–including a three-year-old boy named Alan Kurdi–the Canadian left has sprung to attention to decry what they describe as the Conservative government’s inaction towards assisting migrants and war refugees.

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Canadian Socialists Propose Possible Ban On Handguns

The socialist NDP’s 2015 “Policy Book” contains a proposal to “enable all municipalities, provinces, and territories to implement a ban on handguns.” This follows many times its leader Thomas Mulcair has called for a registration of all firearms via a “gun registry,” ostensibly in the interests of public safety.