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We decided early on that, while we would of course ensure we had messaging towards youth across the country, and support young campaigners in constituencies nationwide, our focus had to be tailored to where we could be most effective. We decided to focus our efforts organizing constituencies with campuses.
Life just got in the way.
The Liberals led by Trudeau have a lot work ahead of them, but their surprising victory may not be the upset we all thought it was. When you combine a growing need for change with a fresh, newer face, who brings a positive, unifying and consistent message, we can see how the red wave momentum was waiting for us. Perhaps many of us did not see it because this election fired up many negative emotions and divisiveness. However, most Canadians saw right through that. The people of Canada were the one who lit the fire and fanned the flames across the country on election night.
On election day 1993, Christy Black was headed out for dinner with her grandfather, but warned him that she didn't want to miss her chance to vote.
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The agency is preparing for contingencies because of the higher than expected turnout for advance polls last weekend.
Friendly reminder: 39 per cent of eligible Canadians chose "no one" in the last federal election.
Election day is coming up on Oct. 19. Will you be voting? Because you can start right now. Early indications are that people are turning out to polling stations in numbers that haven't been seen in pr...
These people are dropping everything, EVERYTHING to vote.
"If a young person doesn't vote, you are still voting."
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Imagine a comedian, playing to a dwindling audience. She has a deep repository of jokes, and she tries her best to generate laughs. But gradually, the audience starts leaving their seats. And slowly,...
"Get people to vote by reaching them through their stomachs, rather than just talking politics."
This is democracy in action.