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Unpacking Election 2019:
An analysis of what happened

Post-Election Panel
Date & time

Thursday, October 24, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Speaker(s)

Dr. Harold Clarke,
Ashbel Smith Professor, University of Texas at Dallas
Rachel Curran,
Former Director of Policy to Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Jean-Pierre Kingsley,
Former Chief Electoral Officer of Canada
Dr. Lawrence LeDuc,
Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto
Carole MacNeil,
Journalist and Host of CBC News Network
Kevin Page,
Former Parliamentary Budget Officer of Canada

Moderated by:
Aphrodite Salas,
Journalist and Assistant Professor, Concordia University

Cost

Free - Participants must register to attend: Register here

Contact

WSSR Coordinator
514-848-2424 x5473

Where

Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve W.

Wheelchair accessible

Yes

D.B. Clarke Theatre
*Doors open at 6:00pm*

Join Harold Clarke, Rachel Curran, Jean-Pierre Kingsley, Lawrence LeDuc, Carole MacNeil, Kevin Page, and Aphrodite Salas to discuss what happened during the 2019 election. In this session we will debate many of the important aspects of the election including the debates, the issues discussed, the impact of recent electoral reforms, the costing of party platforms, media coverage of the election, and the final outcome: what happened and why?

 

General Panel Themes

  • The outcome: What happened and why? - Harold Clarke, Professor, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Who won the debates: Did it matter? Lawrence LeDuc, Professor, University of Toronto
  • The platform costing: Was it transparent? - Kevin Page, Former Parliamentary Budget Officer of Canada
  • The effectiveness of recent reforms: How did they improve election 2019? - Jean-Pierre Kingsley, Former Chief Electoral Officer of Canada
  • The issues discussed: Were they relevant? - Rachel Curran, Former Director of Policy to Prime Minister Stephen Harper
  • The media coverage: Was it fair, informative and factual? - Carole MacNeil, Journalist and Host, CBC

 

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