A statement issued by Elections Canada said the cancellation of the Vote on Campus program was not permanent and was a result of COVID-19.
2021 Federal Election
Incumbent of 13 years Joyce Murray is projected to win UBC’s riding, Vancouver Quadra.
Students in the line spoke of difficulties getting registered to vote and concerns about the cancellation of the Vote on Campus program.
Here is what each of the major four parties says they will do to combat the overdose crisis, so you can go into the Federal election informed.
The Ubyssey’s news section is here to make this year’s election a little more accessible for UBC students.
In a Twitter thread from last week, Elections Canada defended its decision, citing challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic and “the minority government situation.”
Whether you are applying online or in-person, ensure your application is completed by the September 14 deadline.
Elections can be hard to navigate. Here are some common questions about Canadian politics, and answers, to help you cast an informed vote on or before September 20.
Incumbent MP Joyce Murray of the Liberal Party, Dr. Devyani Singh of the Green Party and Naden Abenes of the New Democratic Party (NDP) were in attendance at the GreenPAC-organized debate.
“Students in general and the future of Canada's workforce [are] very well positioned to make sure that all political parties are listening to us and making sure that we're having our voices heard."
The evening’s debate was mostly civil, but was punctuated by members of the audience — mostly those who appeared to support the People’s Party of Canada candidate — occasionally clapping loudly and hollering.
It’s the start of the school year but the midway point of Canada’s federal election season. With flurries of figures, numbers and claims flooding our news feeds, it can be hard to verify what candidates are saying.
Despite being Vancouver Quadra’s MP for 13 years, Joyce Murray believes there is still work to be done — specifically to address the climate crisis.
Bringing lived experience as a Queer woman of colour with a graduate degree to Parliament is Singh’s top priority.
“My vision is for the people; my platform is about improving people's lives."
Armstrong was born and raised in Vancouver, so he said he understands the challenges of housing affordability. He said the Conservatives are ready to meet the challenge.
From vaccine mandates to bolstering vaccine research, The Ubyssey compiled the most topical points pertaining to COVID-19 policy from the four main political parties.
Community members are calling on Renate Siekmann to resign after she shared flyers making a racist comparison between residential schools and vaccine passports.
When asked about the advantages of being a student candidate, Binda said his youth, excitement and dedication were a few positives.