NDP says errors meant people - including First Nat

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The NDP has requested an official inquiry into what it calls “numerous and systemic failures of election officials” in last month’s federal election.

NDP national director Anne McGrath has written to Canada’s elections commissioner, Yves Cote, calling for an investigation into whether election officials in a number of ridings failed to follow correct proceduresThe shots will be given in 68 inoculation centres acros, denying citizens the right to cast their vote on Sept. 20.

The letter of complaint, seen by The Canadian Press, alleges that some polling stations opened late “or not at allPeter Brabeck, a former chairman and CEO of Nestle who was tapped b,” disenfranchising voters, many of whom were in Indigenous communities.

It says that in Kenora, Ont., Indigenous voters were “significantly disenfranchised” because places where people expected to vote did not open at all, or not until mid-afternoonenableLivechatadmin.

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