Avneet Dhillon

Avneet Dhillon is a multi-platform journalist with CBC News based in Toronto.

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Abortion is legal. Why is it still an election issue?

Abortion has been legal in Canada for decades, but the issue resurfaces every federal election. CBC News spoke to experts to break down why it comes up and whether it’s still relevant for voters.
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Electoral reform: Is Trudeau's broken promise on any party's agenda?

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s 2015 promise to change our first-past-the-post voting system was abandoned by the party. Voters are still wondering what the main parties are saying about electoral reform during this federal election. We break down the party platforms.
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How to vote at any Elections Canada office in the country

If you’re away from home on election day and during advance polls, you can still vote in the federal election — and a mail-in ballot isn’t your only option.
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How will COVID-19 change voting in Canada? Your questions answered

Canada’s 44th federal election is happening as cases of the delta variant of COVID-19 continue to spread. Here’s what health experts say about voting safely.
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When can I expect my voter ​information card?

Your voter information card confirms you’re registered to vote and tells you when and where to cast your ballot. Here’s what you need to know about when to expect it in the mail — and what happens if you don’t receive it.
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Q&A | How do we deal with violence in Canadian schools?

More than one-third of students between the ages of 14 and 21 say they were physically assaulted at least once before reaching high school, according to a survey commissioned as part of our School Violence series. Our panel of experts answer your questions about what parents and students can do.

Ordering flowers online and funeral home upselling: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including testing "Canada's official florist," more warnings about romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli, and our follow-up hidden camera investigation into funeral home sales tactics.

Battle of the food delivery apps and reselling Ikea furniture: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including our investigation into food delivery apps, the CRTC creating an internet code of conduct, and Ikea's pitch to buy back your used furniture.

Tracking scammers behind fake CRA calls: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including our investigation into the scammers behind those fake CRA calls, Ticketmaster recruiting professional scalpers, and a ban on artificial trans fats in Canada.

Sobeys price hike and telcos defend sales practices: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including rising food prices coming to Sobeys grocery stores, a potential Canada Post strike and telecom companies defending their sales tactics.

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