The NDP plans to target first-time voters, while the Liberals' youth critic says his party's engagement strategy may not include direct appeals to youth.
Hundreds gathered on Parliament Hill to call on the government to take action on climate change on May 3, 2019. Youth know they have electoral power, one political organizer said, after the last election saw historic turnout figures for younger electors. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
After the unprecedented turnout of young voters in the last election that helped propel the Liberals into power, the NDP appears to be making a play for that electorate.
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