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Liberals take civics-in-action approach with youth councils

Most Liberal MPs have regular youth-group meetings, and some opposition MPs too. Proponents say they help engage young people in policymaking, but critics say they’re more fluff than substance.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with members of the youth council of his parliamentary secretary for youth, Peter Schiefke, in the House of Commons in June. PMO photograph by Adam Scotti

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 12:00 AM

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