Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: October 14 - 20, 2019

POLS GraphicTuesday, October 15

Globe and Mail: About one million more people voted in advance polls this year compared to 2015: Elections Canada

PhD candidate Tim Abray says it’s premature to speculate on what impact the higher number of early voters will have on total turnout.

Thursday, October 18

CBC Online: More donors, smaller donations: How political fundraising has changed in Canada

PhD candidate Tim Abray discusses the increasing commitment of Conservative donors to supporting the Conservative party  

Christian Science Monitor: Why Canada has cooled on Justin Trudeau

Stéphanie Chouinard says the Trudeau government has been unable to promote its achievements because they have been overshadowed by unmet promises

Friday, October 19

CBC Online: A year apart: No end in sight for Edmonton man stuck in Pakistan

Christian Leuprecht says the volume of similar cases will likely increase given much of Canada's immigration now originates in countries such as Pakistan and China where a robust rule of law does not prevail