Quest Lecture: Why Canadian Elections are more interesting than US Elections

Updated 2019/09/26

When:
2019/10/17 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
2019-10-17T18:30:00-07:00
2019-10-17T20:00:00-07:00
Where:
Squamish Public Library
37907 Second Ave. Squamish BC V8B 0A7

It’s election time again, and power in Ottawa could well be up for grabs. As in the United States, Canadians’ political opinions have become more polarized in recent years. While American elections tend to be very predictable, however, Canadian elections are anything but. In this talk, we will explain how our electoral rules, parliamentary democracy, and political culture interact to make Canadian elections unpredictable and exciting, and oer our tips about what to watch as we get closer to Election Day on October 21st.