Council and Mayoralty candidates facing a youth backlash

While they are planning to vote in rather high numbers, a student group from Northwest Community college is finding that many of the candidates running for council and the Mayoralty are not addressing their issues, nor it seems taking any particular interest in taking their message to their demographic.

The Daily News provided a look into the electoral mindset of the younger end, asking if they were motivated to vote and if they were informed enough on the issues.

We’re not sure how many young people sit down with Daily news each night, or how many might tune into the Mix, CBC or TV 7 for whatever limited coverage they may offer, but with more non traditional ways of seeking out information available now, we suspect that young voters are actually quite engaged in this process, if they are seeking out information…

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