This election, COVID-19 and climate change are on the line.
Do the candidates have a vision for the future?
The candidates discuss their platforms and students’ concerns ahead of the federal elections.
It’s our generation’s time to get involved in politics and make sure our voices are heard.
Public participation in Canada, such as voting in elections, has plummeted in recent years and young people are especially likely to be disengaged.
With the constant stream of advertisements and articles being published, it’s hard to ignore the upcoming provincial election. There is a serious lack of education about the function of government in society, especially in our generation. There is also a lack of appreciation for those who fought for democracy, that I feel non-partisan movements only perpetuate.
Students at the University of Guelph lined up for hours on April 13, some even studying while they waited in line, to vote on campus by special ballot in this year's federal election.
With Canadians heading to the polls again for the third time in five years, here's a run-down of everything a student needs to know before voting day on May 2.
Matthew Eldstrom has an idea: to have a voting mechanism available on PAWS to enable strategic voting. The tool would allow students to see previous vote distributions for their riding and have a rough idea of their preferred candidate's likelihood of winning.