Federal election

100 Debates on the Environment event in Victoria draws large crowd

The 100 Debates on the Environment event filled the pews of the First Metropolitan United Church on October 3. Concerned voters listened as four local candidates took to the stage…

Candidates clash at all-candidates forum in Vertigo Lounge

With the federal election kicking into high gear, the UVSS, the Martlet, Elect Her, the Political Science Course Union, and the Get Out The Vote campaign partnered to host an…

EDITORIAL | Don’t let your ballot go unchecked

With 338 seats in the House of Commons, voting for just one may seem like a meaningless task. But this election is the closest, tightest Canadian federal election in the…

Your UVSS Board of Directors Oct. 7 Tweetcap

On the same night Canada’s federal party leaders squared off for two hours in a televised debate, the UVSS Board of Directors met in a much less feisty affair for…

A guide to the 2019 federal election

Canadians will head to the polls on October 21 to decide who they want as the next federal government. We have compiled a brief overview of the main political parties…

EDITORIAL | A climate strike isn’t a campaign event

Despite nearly all of the federal party leaders attended Global Climate Strikes across Canada, none of them have proposed policies that would meet these demands. However, all of these candidates…

EDITORIAL | It’s time to shut up about American politics

We're officially 102 days away from the next federal election. But why is it that Canadians are more informed about an election that won't be decided until more than a…

Toronto Star free subscription a beacon of hope for dying Journalism industry

Ahead of the federal election this fall, the Toronto Star has offered university students a temporary free digital subscription. This move comes at an important time, as multiple decisions have…

Eclectic Affinities: In defence of longer campaigns

A constant point of throat-clearing from pundits and politicians this past election was its sheer length. The tone was mostly negative; the 42nd general election, weighing in at 78 days,…

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