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Feds didn’t like Elections Canada’s 2008 election campaign to ‘vote, shape your world’

The government has disclosed the type of Elections Canada advertising campaign the Conservatives want to prohibit under controversial legislation to radically amend federal election law—a 25-second video that contrasts urban pollution and emissions to an evergreen forest as it urges youth to ‘vote, shape your world.’

A screen capture of one of Elections Canada’s advertisements which a government official said demonstrated the kind of promotional campaigns that Bill C-23 would prohibit under the Canada Elections Act, while restricting the chief electoral officer to only conveying information to the public about the basics of voting. Image from YouTube

 

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Feds didn’t like Elections Canada’s 2008 election campaign to ‘vote, shape your world’

The government has disclosed the type of Elections Canada advertising campaign the Conservatives want to prohibit under controversial legislation to radically amend federal election law—a 25-second video that contrasts urban pollution and emissions to an evergreen forest as it urges youth to ‘vote, shape your world.’

A screen capture of one of Elections Canada’s advertisements which a government official said demonstrated the kind of promotional campaigns that Bill C-23 would prohibit under the Canada Elections Act, while restricting the chief electoral officer to only conveying information to the public about the basics of voting. Image from YouTube

 

  

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