federal election

May 5, 2011

Mobilizing the youth vote in Canada

Street Cred
Canada's federal election didn't quite turn out the way everyone expected. I speak with Ilona Dougherty, the executive director of Apathy is Boring, a group mobilizing the youth vote in Canada.
May 4, 2011

Finding a place for politics in the new Parliament?

Jesse Rosenfeld
Not all lessons need to be learned the hard way. Modern politics in this case is not about the division in Parliament but about the division between Parliament and the street.
May 4, 2011

Fear, politics and a Conservative majority

Kate Bezanson
Two years ago, at a conference on families, social policy and work-life balance, I was asked to write about my research on the Conservative government. The more I looked at it, the more afraid I felt.
May 3, 2011
Jack Layton at Monday's post-election rally. Photo: Yee-Guan Wong

After the election: Time for democratic action

Duncan Cameron
Canada has fallen into the hands of Harper majority government. It is hard to imagine a worse outcome for the 2011 election, but we must act from now for the future.


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