IN THE NEWS: Thursday, Sept. 23
Capital Current offers morning news highlights.
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]
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.
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 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 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.
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.