Get prepared for policy in this election

By Ian Capstick · September 11, 2015

Some of you may remember the awesome kids show Romper Room. At the end of the show, the host would hold up her magic mirror and look through the TV to “see” the kids watching and make sure you had a great day. I’d wait and wait to hear my name.

Elections can be just like that, but more mature and policy based. Organizations are all waiting to hear the leaders talk about their issues. The next three weeks will be focused on policy – expect each camp to start talking about things we haven’t heard about yet.

We predict spotlights from the parties on health care, Indigenous issues and foreign affairs next week. So, if those are your issues… the leaders might call your name soon.

This weekend remember to take time to watch one of the political shows and join the conversation online with your personal and/or organizational accounts. A quick list:

And, no… I never did end up hearing Miss Nancy call my name.


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