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Jack Layton’s last letter to Canadians

“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.” This letter is Jack Layton’s last letter written two days … Continue reading

Official Statement about Jack Layton’s passing

Official Statement about Jack Layton’s passing

Statement by Olivia Chow, Sarah and Michael Layton AUGUST 22, 2011 We deeply regret to inform you that The Honourable Jack Layton, leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, passed away at 4:45 am today, Monday August 22. He … Continue reading

PM statement on death of Jack Layton

PM statement on death of Jack Layton

STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ON THE DEATH OF JACK LAYTON AUGUST 22, 2011 Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement following the death of Jack Layton: “I was deeply saddened to learn this morning of the … Continue reading

A young supporter listens to NDP Leader Jack Layton at a rally in Winnipeg, Manitoba on April 5, 2011. Courtesy of NDP Party of Canada

Welcome Young Voters!

Our aim at Young Canadians Vote is to help you be better informed and more willing to participate in the 2011 Canadian Federal Elections.  Begin surfing our site by reading checking out the About section which explains the purpose of … Continue reading

Sheen could be Prime Minister

Sheen could be Prime Minister

Talk of tiger blood and warlocks seems to resonate with Calgarians more than current campaign issues on the federal-election trail, an informal poll conducted yesterday suggests. This article was submitted by Young Canadians Vote contributer Deanna McArthur on Monday, April … Continue reading

New Democrat Leader Jack Layton at an event in Cranbrook, B.C. on April 6, 2011. Courtesy of the NDP.

Layton commits to health care funding

New Democrat leader Jack Layton committed today to maintaining the 6 per cent escalator for health care funding. Layton noted that this is already part of the government of Canada’s projections. This article was taken of of the official NDP … Continue reading

Rick Mercer says the youth vote can make a difference

Rick Mercer says the youth vote can make a difference

Canadian television personality Rick Mercer is tackling the issue of low voter turnout rates among youths. This article was taken of of the Yahoo News Blog, April 8, 2011. The views and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the makers and … Continue reading

PM Harper unveiled his “Here for Canada” policy platform in Mississauga

Harper plan would eliminate deficit by 2014

Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled his party’s election platform Friday morning, promising a Conservative government would eliminate the deficit a year earlier than planned by reducing the cost of government. “It’s called ‘Here for Canada’ and it is the way … Continue reading

An involved generation

An involved generation

When we initially saw this photo on the NDP Flickr photo stream we felt it captured the very sentiment of this site and it’s contributors. Involvement even in a small way will pay off in the long run for Canada’s … Continue reading