Parties have been pitching promises that directly appeal to the preoccupations of millennial voters, who represent the largest voting bloc in this election.
Thousands of protesters, many of them young Canadians not yet old enough to vote, took to the streets of Ottawa on Sept. 27 to call on political leaders to do more to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
With millennials making up about one-third of Canadian voters, most political parties have been eager to develop policy platforms and appealing messaging to entice youth to the polls.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'