Defining Canadian youth

This story is from The Concordian at Concordia University through the Canadian University Press Youth Vote newswire. In an election campaign, language is everything. Words are selected, practiced, vetted and then selected again. A single phrase—such as Thomas Mulcair’s somewhat infamous “Newfie” comment or Stephen Harper’s recent “old-stock Canadian”—could potentially derail, or revitalize, a campaign. […]


The youth are coming!

In the 2015 federal election the party leaders’ platform promises cover most bases from economic stability, to foreign policy to environmental issues, and there are 3 million people who may sway the votes—the 18-24 demographic. Lucy Coady, 19, is a first-time voter in this election and is excited to finally have a say in how […]