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Voters need to get informed: understanding parties and politicians is a critical component of democracy

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.

Youth thanked amid ‘orange crush’ success

Canadians witnessed a series of astounding changes in their federal political landscape on May 2 as Stephen Harper's Conservatives achieved their majority government and the New Democratic Party achieved Official Opposition status for the first time in history.

NDP to form official opposition for first time

The New Democratic Party of Canada has amassed its biggest representation in the House of Commons in the party's 50-year history, thanks in a large part to young Canadian voters ”” many of whom voted for the first time.

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Youth voting could alter election results

As efforts to get 18-24 year olds out to the polls mount across the country, it seems that the youth might have the power to significantly alter the outcome of the federal election if they get out and vote.

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