25th Hour: The Green Wave
The Green Wave follows three individuals who have drastically restructured the way they live to try to combat climate change. They use their money, influence and votes to positively impact the environment. We investigate how this global green wave of eco-consciousness influenced the way Canadians took to the polls this past fall. This story first appeared on Carleton’s 25th Hour.
How Parliament might look with proportional representation
Julie Stock and Doug Dolinski dropped by Liberal candidate Catherine McKenna’s event in Ottawa Centre riding on Oct. 21, 2019. [Photo © Alexandra Elves]
Liberals win minority government
Early returns from Atlantic Canada are showing some Liberal losses and some Conservative gains along with wins for the NDP in Newfoundland and maybe the Green party in New Brunswick.
Incumbents win back their seats in Ottawa ridings
Incumbent parties won back their Ottawa ridings Monday, with the Liberals winning seven and the Conservatives holding onto one.
Fringe candidates claim to face “unfair” obstacles getting message out
Two candidates in Ottawa Centre say they are facing unfair obstacles when trying to reach potential voters. And a Carleton University political scientist says that the exclusion of some candidates from advertised “all-candidates” debates ahead of the Oct. 21 vote has raised a thorny. Several Ottawa Centre candidates were not invited to a recent Carleton University debate, while the People’s…
Citizens for Public Justice injects some faith into an Ottawa election forum
As citizens prepare to cast their votes for the Oct. 21 federal election, an advocacy group discusses key issues that Canadians are concerned about.
Heated exchange over Liberals’ broken electoral reform pledge highlights climate debate
Liberal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna was criticized for her party’s decision to abandon its 2015 electoral reform pledge during a debate on environmental policies.
Humane Canada calls on parties to create animal welfare department
Humane Canada is calling upon the parties to commit to the creation of an animal welfare ministry within their
The final week
Recent Canadian elections have shown that two moments in the final week can lead to significant change. Both happen out of the sight of media and election observers.
Local activists push for guarantee of pension security
Local activists take a stand against the Liberals’ proposed bill that would ease the obligations of federally regulated employers to guarantee retirees’ incomes.
The revenge of expert sources in Election 2019
Prominent in this election has been a posse of mostly younger, social-media savvy academics who inject their analysis directly into the bloodstream – Twitter, that is – and thus more or less straight into journalists’ brains
Youth vote 2019: In their own words
Millennials are now the largest voting bloc in the country. How they vote could influence the outcome of the election. Here’s a sample of their views.