2011 federal election

Rebuilding the Liberal brand

After the spring federal election left the Liberals near obliteration, many Canadians have been wondering what it will take for the party to rise up…


Country-wide election analysis

Fixed election dates in fall 2011 present researchers with an unparalleled opportunity to study the quality of democracy in provincial elections across five Canadian campuses…


Vote mobs ineffective

Being a kid is fun. You get to run around and play games, you don’t have many responsibilities and you get to feel like you…


Don’t leave just yet

I intentionally avoided opening my Facebook profile this morning, because I knew what it would contain. When finally gave up and logged in, I was…




Interview with Rachelle Devine

University of Manitoba student Rachelle Devine is running for the NDP this federal election in the Kildonan-St. Paul riding of Winnipeg. “I had been thinking…



Re-thinking strategic voting

Around 2004, the first time the Green Party of Canada ran a full slate of candidates across the country, there was a statistic floating around…


Real inspiring stuff

In the final days leading up to the confidence motion which brought an end to the 40th Parliament of Canada, the prospect of an election…