Upon considering the nature of the current fall election—amid the COVID-19 pandemic, at a critical point in the race against climate change, and with an uproaring question of democracy in a nation celebrated for its freedom—it is safe to say that this federal election will appear different than the rest, yet stir major change all the same. Similar to the ways that it connected many during times of quarantine and public unease, social media alongside virtual town halls will play large roles in how party leaders will shape their proposals. It has even been mentioned that election day itself will see substantial adjustments, adapting to public health measures. However, there is undoubtedly a sense of responsibility among voting Canadians; this is a pivotal moment not only in the political scheme, but also for everyday citizens. There has been a rise in engagement and interaction with government officials, with many eager to pitch in their input, with their vote, amid current concerns not present in 2019.
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