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Power & Politics Youth Vote in Unprecedented Numbers in 2015 Election

The 2015 federal election saw a huge increase in turnout among young Canadians — particularly young Canadian women — according to data released by Elections Canada. Éric Grenier, CBC's poll analyst, takes a closer look at the numbers.
  • 2016
  • 00:03:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/05/2016

The National Majority vs. Minority Government

CBC News' Susan Ormiston fact checks what the party leaders are saying about majority vs. minority governments. From the King-Byng affair to Trudeau the Elder's controversial missteps, take this quick tour through how it works in the Westminster system.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/08/2016

News in Review - December 2015 ​Niqab Debate: A Canadian Election Firestorm

In 2011 Stephen Harper's Conservative government banned the wearing of the niqab during citizenship ceremonies because, they said, it was a symbol of oppression. One women, Zunera Ishaq, challenged the ban. This battle became a hotbed issue during the 2015 federal election. In the end the courts affirmed Ishaq's right to wear the niqab. Did it cost the Conservatives their ...
  • 2015
  • 00:16:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2015

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News in Review - November 2015 ​Trudeau's Surprising Majority

Canadians went to the polls in October 2015, but this was no ordinary election. For starters, it was the longest federal campaign in recent history, and the Conservatives had held onto power in three prior elections. At the outset, the official opposition, the New Democratic Party led by Thomas Mulcair, was strong. And there was a new player leading the ...
  • 2015
  • 00:20:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/17/2015

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Metro Morning Rick Mercer on the 2015 Election

Comedian Rick Mercer speaks to Metro Morning about the federal election, barriers to voting and the importance of getting youth out to vote.
  • 2015
  • 00:05:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/06/2015

The National Elizabeth May Interview

Green Party leader Elizabeth May is willing to mediate a coalition to topple Stephen Harper. CBC News' chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge sits down for exclusive one-on-one interviews with each of the main federal party leaders in advance of the October 2015 election. Mansbridge and May discuss proportional representation, eliminating university and college tuition fees, halting the use of fossil fuels ...
  • 2015
  • 00:24:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2015

The National Thomas Mulcair Interview

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says his first acts as prime minister would include pulling Canadian Forces out of Iraq and Syria, bringing in 10,000 Syrian refugees and reducing taxes for small and medium-sized businesses. CBC News' chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge sits down for exclusive one-on-one interviews with each of the main federal party leaders in advance of the October 2015 ...
  • 2015
  • 00:32:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2015

The National Stephen Harper Interview

Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper vows to quit as PM even if his party loses by a single seat. CBC News' chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge sits down for exclusive one-on-one interviews with each of the main federal party leaders in advance of the October 2015 election. Mansbridge and Harper discuss the economy, the Syrian refugee crisis, military ...
  • 2015
  • 00:26:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2015

The National Justin Trudeau Interview

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau says he would loosen the tight grip the Prime Minister's Office has come to have on government, reversing a trend he admits began with his father, former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. CBC News' chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge sits down for exclusive one-on-one interviews with each of the main federal party leaders in advance of ...
  • 2015
  • 00:30:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2015