With seniors being reliable voters with a pronounced Conservative lean, a failure to mobilize young people this time will put the Liberals at a distinct disadvantage.
The self-styled minister of youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have to find a way to engage with millennial voters if his party hopes to repeat the 2015 result. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—We’re spending a lot of time and energy trying to figure out what motivates young people and what might get them out to vote.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
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Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.