Americans elected Democrat Barack Obama as their first black president Tuesday, in a transformational election which will reshape US politics and reposition the United States in the world.
Barack Obama, who is 47, will be inaugurated as the 44th US president on January 20, 2009, and inherit an economy mired in the worst financial crisis since the 1930s, two wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and a nuclear showdown with Irac - but as I sat and listened to his speech last night - I was inspired....
So today is a very important day for Canadians. It is a day for Canadians to have their say on the future of Canada.
Voting is an important right and is crucial to the lives of all Canadians. I strongly believe that everyone needs to exercise their right to vote and be educated on the platforms of each party and what they believe in.