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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 14, 2015. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Mandatory Military Service
Military Service is currently not required in Canada. Mandatory military service, or National Service, has occurred twice in modern Canada. The first period was implemented during the outbreak World War I in 1917 and the second during the beginning of World War II in 1944. See recent mandatory military service news
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Time to make men 0ut of our privileged, entitled youth. maybe, just maybe, they would think twice of doing crime. If this were an alternative instead of jail, maybe they could grow to be productive citizens in society. please consider productive... 2 years ago from a Liberal in Calgary
Only for males not attending higher education. 2 years ago from a UKIP in Niagara Falls
Required for men but optional for women. 2 years ago from a Conservative in Niagara Falls
Immigrants should be serving time up to 3 years in the military to obtain citizenship. Other wise further education and or skilled trade would also be a benefit. 2 years ago from a Conservative in Saint Albert
Every citizen should be required to live and work in a third-world country for at least one year. 2 years ago from a Conservative in Ottawa
Yes, for dropouts and those not pursuing higher education or trade training. 2 years ago from a Conservative in Edmonton
You want to collect welfare?, then mandatory 1 year in military service, earn your paycheck, or you get nothing. 2 years ago from a Libertarian in Chilliwack
First send all politicians who want to vote on this topic to minimum one year of military service that only includes active duty beyond our borders. Once a full 338 mps have done that and are currently elected than they could decide what's best on... 2 years ago from a Libertarian in Regina
NO - but offer free post-secondary education for military service. 3 years ago from a Liberal in Toronto
I think 18-year-olds should contribute one year of service to their country, but not just through a military service. There should be options such as internships in international and inter-provincial gov't service, building houses for orgs such as... 3 years ago from a New Democratic in Vancouver
Three years service to give the Molly coddled youth of today some back bone, discipline, patriotism, moral compass and respect. One year is not enough for today's generation. 3 years ago from a Conservative in Medicine Hat