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2019
  • Legislative
  • Referendums
Postal 1945 On January 11, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Canadians living abroad can vote in federal elections, regardless of how long they have been living abroad (data has been checked in January 2022).
2000
  • Legislative
  • Referendums
Postal 1945 Ordinary citizens can cast their vote from abroad as long as they have not been away from Canada for more than 5 consecutive years and they intend to reside again in Canada.

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