What to Expect When You're Electing

What to Expect When You're Electing

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Welcome to the Samara Centre for Democracy’s What to Expect When You’re Electing. Delivered in a clear, concise, and non-partisan manner, this explainer series helps you navigate Canada’s federal election by busting common myths, answering frequently asked questions, and supporting healthy political conversations. Your host Yvonne Su, Program Manager at the Samara Centre, interviews a guest every week that talks you through each stage of the electing process. The Samara Centre for Democracy is a non-partisan charity dedicated to strengthening Canada’s democracy.


#7 What To Expect When You’re Staying Engaged
Oct 24 • 10 min
And just like that, the election is over! Listen to our final episode on what the new parliament looks like, what happens next and how you can stay involved. Dr. Paul Thomas, Senior Research Associate at the Samara Centre, tells us about majority and…
#6 What To Expect When You’re Getting To The Polls
Oct 17 • 14 min
The election is less than a week away!!! This week, we have the Research Director of the Samara Centre, Dr. Mike Morden, on to tell you everything you need to know to vote on election day. Listen now!
#5 What To Expect When You’re Getting Involved
Oct 10 • 10 min
This week on What to Expect: how to join a campaign, volunteer, and make a difference on the issues you care about. The Samara Centre’s Research Analyst, Adelina Petit-Vouriot, talks to us about the multiple ways you can get involved during the election…
#4 What To Expect When You’re Getting into Discussions
Oct 3 • 18 min
As we reach the midpoint in this election, you may’ve found yourself in one or two heated discussions by now. After all, it’s easy to get caught up in emotion when talking about issues that matter to you. But online fights don’t lead anywhere…
#3 What To Expect When You’re Getting Informed
Sep 23 • 15 min
With the election underway, are you being inundated with wall to wall election coverage? This week on What to Expect When You’re Electing: where to find information about parties, candidates, and election issues, and how to avoid being misled by bad…
#2 What To Expect When You’re Getting Oriented
Sep 12 • 13 min
This week on What To Expect When You’re Electing: Election 2019 is officially on! With a lot of noise and confusion to filter out, you might be finding yourself a bit overwhelmed. Luckily, we’re here to help you get oriented. You’ll learn what factors to…
#1 What To Expect When You’re Getting Started
Sep 5 • 12 min
Welcome to What to Expect When You’re Electing, a series of short explainers designed to help you navigate the federal election! First up: an overview of how Canadian federal elections work (and why we don’t actually elect the prime minister). Your host…