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.
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.
‘The voices of young people need to be heard,” says 18 year old running in Carleton riding
Starting the first year of university is one thing, but these young students hope to tackle more: the federal election.
Non-partisan organizations find ways to get young people to vote
Methods that non-partisan organizations are taking to increase youth voting statistics in the upcoming election.
Elizabeth Fraser balances university courses and campaigning in 2019 federal election
Think being a student is hard? Try simultaneously running in the federal election.
A guide for watching leaders’ debates
How voters assess debates and whether that assessment will affect vote choice is something political parties struggle to understand as they develop debate strategy. They are confronted with satisfying conflicting demands from voters and media who evaluate debates from vastly different perspectives.
Five moments in the Ottawa Centre debate
The five Ottawa Centre federal candidates met Wednesday evening for a public debate.
Why election coverage neglects climate change
The stories that are easiest to launch in newsrooms are those that have a combination of novelty and conflict making climate change a tough sell.
Liberals’ Marie-France Lalonde holds riding vacated by ex-MP Andrew Leslie
ELECTION NIGHT UPDATE: Liberal candidate Marie-France Lalonde took the seat by a wide margin over runner-up Conservative contender David Bertschi and third-place finisher Jacqui Wiens of the NDP. The riding was previously held by Liberal MP Andrew Leslie, who decided not to seek re-election. Residents of the Orléans riding now know who will carry the Liberal standard in the federal…
Framing the campaign: Trust and values
Media and political response to the Trudeau black face photos have likely turned the campaign from a bidding war to increase the affordability of daily life to a leadership-driven campaign (even more so than normal) centred on character adn values.
30,000 expats expected to register for federal election
Time is ticking for the deadline for expats to apply to vote by mail! Will voter turnout be on the rise this year?
The growing gap between public and media perceptions
Three recent examples in the federal election campaign highlight what appears to be a growing gap between how the public and media perceive issues and what each considers important.