Photostory Special: A Nation Will Speak: Canada at the Polls
National Film Board of Canada Photos by Frank Royal
April 9, 1957
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archive
One name that won't be on the list is Canada's Chief Electoral Officer, Nelson Castonguay. Neither he, his assistant, nor the country's 263 returning officers may vote. Nor may federally appointed judges, inmates of penal and mental institutions, and tax-exempt Indians.