Be It Resolved Public Forum Debate – Canadians have a moral obligation to vote

Be it resolved, that Canadians have a moral obligation to vote. Hear experienced debaters present the pros and cons on this hot topic!

Debating the question:

Stephanie V. McLean, Criminal Defense Lawyer, SVM Law

Peter McCaffrey, Research Fellow, Manning Foundation for Democratic Education

Date: Monday, January 26 at 7 ā€“ 9 p.m. Doors open 6:30

Location: John Dutton Theatre, Central Library Branch, 616 Macleod Tr SE

Register online at calgarypubliclibrary.com or by calling 403-260-2620

About the Topic:

All indications are that Calgarians will be asked to vote in both a provincial and a federal election in the year 2015. Should you vote? Join us as our speakers debate this much discussed topic.

About the Be It Resolved Debates

Now in the second year, the Be It Resolved Debates provide an opportunity for Calgarians to come and hear experienced speakers debate the pros and cons on hot topics relating to law, justice and society. Each debate informs Calgarians through conversations on topics of current interest and controversy. Opportunity is provided for members of the audience to submit questions to the debaters.

Presented by Calgary Public Library and Calgary Legal Guidance

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