If governments can't get something like Quayside right, that bodes ill for Canada's digital future. The election gives us a chance to see where the parties stand on vital data governance issues.
In this election campaign, it would be a good idea to recognize the existence of social inequalities and to rethink the issues of redistribution and social justice without giving into populism.
Given entrenched characteristics of Canadian electoral politics, the 2019 election is unlikely to deal in any meaningful way with concrete solutions to the important problems of our times.
What would a classically conservative government have to offer Canadians this election?
Those who claim that Scheer’s positions on a woman’s right to choose and a same-sex couple’s right to marry are irrelevant so long as he refuses to reopen debate are missing the point.
There's a lot to learn from institutions created to provide space for the many excluded from elite schools, including Indigenous-focused institutions that have graduated community-engaged leaders.
Understanding the sexist and misogynistic terrain women climate leaders must navigate is an important requirement of an informed electorate as Canada heads to the polls next month.
This election will have a major impact on Canada’s efforts to combat climate change. But how best to approach the available choices on the ballot remains a serious dilemma for Canadian voters.
Fake videos pose a risk to democratic representation, participation, and discussion. Canadians need to be mindful of their existence as we head towards the federal election.
Conservatives face challenges this election given issues with Andrew Scheer’s leadership, regressive developments south of the border and a burgeoning populist movement.
Claims that tweets on the Canadian election are the work of bot accounts, without empirical evidence or verification, need to be taken with a grain of salt.
Rather than just bribing us with our own money, politicians on the campaign trail should propose structural changes to the way government works and budgets itself.
Climate change could take centre stage during Canada's federal election.
Environmental charities are worried about speaking out about climate change during the upcoming federal campaign for fear Elections Canada will consider their activities as "partisan."
While they're not going away, evangelicals and social conservatives in Canada are distinctly different from the American Christian right.
Data analytics have played a role in elections for years. But today’s massive voter relationship management platforms use digital campaigning practices to take it to another level.
Encouraging people to vote involves changing the discourse. Guilt trips are ineffective.
The current political climate influenced by white evangelicals in the United States has emboldened similar religious groups in Canada ahead of our own federal election.
An examination of the Twitter activity after the Québec mosque murders reveal that the majority showed sympathy towards the victims, but Russian trolls worked to spread antagonism and fake news.
As Canada approaches its federal election, political pundits have been warning of a polarized war among Canadians. But a new survey tells a story of unity.