It's clear that young voters are bringing critical issues to the fore as they did in the recent EU elections. Will they do so in Canada too?
Young people have the right, the skills and the numbers to make a difference in politics and society in North America and beyond. Their voices, energy and vision contribute to a healthy democracy.
A survey shows the newest generation on the voting block is extremely cynical, and that's actually driving high levels of political engagement.
The recent March for Our Lives showed just how unsatisfied American youth are with their leaders. Recent polls suggest the economic system may be the next item on their agenda.
Theresa May is under pressure to tackle tuition fees after Labour's pledge to scrap them was highlighted as a key issue for young voters.