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Feds’ housing pitch beckons millennials, sets stage for opposition to offer alternatives, say strategists

By Beatrice Paez       

While all parties have benefited from the drop in Liberal support among millennials, the Green Party has a 'real shot at cracking' that demographic's vote, says Abacus Data's David Coletto.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks at an Economic Club of Canada event at the Château Laurier in Ottawa on March 20, a day after the budget was released. The Liberals' pre-election budget included measures designed to help first-time homeowners. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The Trudeau government’s transparent pitch at drawing millennials to the ballot box with its incentive for first-time homeowners may help animate this fickle demographic amid an erosion of enthusiasm for the party, say some political strategists, while also setting the stage for other parties to offer competing visions.

Beatrice Paez

Beatrice Paez is the digital editor at The Hill Times.
- bpaez@hilltimes.com


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