As leader debate rolls, young voters express concern about apathy – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 201967 Views

‘There’s so many people who were feeling so excited after the last election’

Oct 08, 2019

People gathered at an event in Charlottetown to watch the federal leaders’ debate Monday night, sponsored by Young Voters of P.E.I., say they are not seeing as much excitement as they did four years ago.

Dozens gathered at the P.E.I. Brewing Company for the event.

The six federal party leaders — Green Leader Elizabeth May, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier, and Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet — took part in the English language debate.

The two-hour debate was divided into five segments: affordability; environment and energy; Indigenous issues; leadership and Canada on the world stage; and polarization, human rights and immigration.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-young-voters-youth-federal-election-debate-1.5312457

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