Party Leader Q&A

Canadian students were selected to submit questions to the federal party leaders. We shared the questions with all the registered political parties running candidates in the current election.

Student Questions

Q1

With the ongoing desperate situation with the Syrian refugees, would you allow more immigrants to come into Canada? What would that look like for the other Canadians?

Students from St. Joseph’s – A. McKay Elementary, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Q2

What are your ideas and plans to eliminate the use of fossil fuels? What efforts have you or your party made so far and what alternatives do you see in the future?

Students from Charles Dickens Elementary, Vancouver, British Columbia

Q3

What will Canada look like in four years under your leadership?

Students from Sandalwood Heights Secondary School, Brampton, Ontario

Q4

We are a generation with a lot of potential. However, is costly to start a company and achieve our dreams. What is your party planning to do to encourage and help future entrepreneurs?

Students from École secondaire Pierre-Dupuy, Montréal, Québec

Q5

We are a generation with a lot of potential. However, is costly to start a company and achieve our dreams. What is your party planning to do to encourage and help future entrepreneurs?

Students from École secondaire Pierre-Dupuy, Montréal, Québec

Leader Answers

Justin Trudeau

Liberal

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Jagmeet Singh

NPR

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Elizabeth May

Green

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Andrew Scheer

Conservative

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Other Online Tools

Use these tools to prepare students for casting their ballot.

Pollenize

This online tool breaks down the platforms of the major parties point-by-point and provides Canadians young and old with the information they need to make an informed decision at the ballot box.

pollenize.org/canada

Vote Compass Youth Edition

The Vote Compass Youth Edition is an interactive tool to help students familiarize themselves with Canadian political issues and ideological positions, and find out where they fit on the political spectrum.

votecompass.ca