So that’s it. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau was not only handed a majority win Monday night, but was handed a majority win in an election with the highest voter turnout since 1993. The progressive voters’ drive for “Anyone but Harper” succeeded. But that doesn’t mean Canadians can relax now. The electorate has written Trudeau a giant novelty cheque, but he […]
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With the 2015 federal election just over a month away, Canadians face a new set of voter identification rules that some critics say may discourage university students from going to the polls. Among other voting regulation changes, the Fair Elections Act has banned two means of voting for people who do not have a photo ID with their name and […]
By Jean Ko Din, Michael Duncan, Nuruddin Qorane and David Rockne Corrigan Ryersonian Staff Chrystia Freeland was greeted by a chorus of supporters chanting her name after she won the Toronto Centre byelection for the Liberal party Monday night. Freeland defeated NDP candidate Linda McQuaig with a 13 percentage point lead in the polls and more than 3,000 more votes. […]
In the past few weeks, many of us have been watching helplessly as the integrity of Toronto politics crumbles before our eyes. The surreal drama surrounding Mayor Rob Ford has conquered our newsprint and our airwaves, going viral on social media feeds during a crucial time for candidates of the Toronto Centre byelection, slated for Nov. 25. The headline-grabbing chaos […]
Entrepreneurship is a part of the solution to students’ financial problems and Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ) is the perfect example, said the Liberal candidate for the Toronto Centre federal byelection, Chrystia Freeland. Freeland spoke with The Ryersonian Friday and identified tuition, student loans and entrepreneurship as three important areas her party is looking at. She touted the DMZ as an example […]
The same issue dominating newsstands for the last few weeks – corruption in the senate and Toronto city hall – carried over into the first all-candidates debate for the Toronto Centre byelection Wednesday evening. Candidates for the Liberals, Conservatives, NDP and even the Green party, which was previously barred from national debates, took part in the televised debate hosted by Rogers Television. […]