New government, new Speaker, new speech combine to open a minority Parliament
The 43rd Parliament of Canada has opened with the election of the Speaker of the House and the speech from the throne. Many have high expectations for the coming parliament, while others remain skeptical after a divisive election cycle.
Trudeau puts two Ottawa MPs, Mona Fortier and Catherine McKenna, in cabinet
This afternoon at Rideau Hall, Prime Minister Trudeau revealed the new cabinet, including two local female MPs.
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
IN THE NEWS: Thursday, Oct. 10
Here is what to know this Thursday morning.
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.
The Canadian Federation of Students urges Ontario government to respond to student debt crisis
The CFS demands roll back on recent cuts to pose-secondary funding an addresses the student debt crisis.
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.
Ottawa’s affordable housing crisis needs more federal help, experts, activists say
Low-income activists are continuing their fight against the federal government as Ottawa’s housing crisis persists.
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.