Canada's May 2, 2011 federal election didn't quite turn out the way everyone expected. The CBC's Rick Mercer called on Canadian youth to get out and vote, while "vote mobs" took place on university campuses across the country, but so far it seems nothing really changed. The overall voter turnout in this election went up slightly. Where was the youth vote? Did 18 to 25 year-olds actually show up in record numbers this time around, as expected?
I speak with Ilona Dougherty, the executive director of Apathy is Boring, a group mobilizing youth all over Canada about the importance of voting.
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