The head of Canada Elections says it's time Parliament looked at the issue.
"Shocking to everybody. True. But not material."
Voter participation among those aged 18 to 24 jumped 18.3 percentage points in 2015 vote.
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"I'm humbled to receive a strong mandate."
The NDP is now the third party in the House of Commons, holding 44 seats — down from 95 seats in the previous parliament.
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair spent the least.
"There were shortcomings in that campaign, and of course I take full responsibility for it."
If you want change; be the change. Remember the power of one. If you don't do anything, nothing will change. So do something. Our future depends on it. No act is too small. How will you contribute?
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Stephen Harper's reign ended this week as PM Justin Trudeau took his oath. As Trudeau 2.0 picked the persons who will join him at the head table of political power, many in the media trumpet the "most diverse parliament ever."
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International relations with Iran suffered under Stephen Harper. There's a noteworthy Iranian-Canadian community scattered across Canada, which has nurtured prominent artists, scientists, scholars, business people, entrepreneurs, journalists and even politicians who maintain close relations with the fellow citizens living in Iran. Now, as the Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is soon to be inaugurated, Iranians living in Canada and their compatriots at home are wishing for a quick and immediate normalization of the relations between Tehran and Ottawa.
One of the great problems with the "winner take all" nature of politics is the duality of euphoria and umbrage that occurs in the same moment. Even most of the successful MPs don't get half of the votes cast in their riding -- a reality that creates as much division as it does decision.