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HIGH NOON ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL The Election Date and the Jewish Community – a case for Canadian exceptionalism?

While the issue of the conflict between the Jewish community and Elections Canada over Shemini Atzeret, the Jewish High Holiday that falls on election day, has been simmering since the Fall of 2018, mainly in the affected communities, this week it went viral, with reactions from a wide range of ethnic media, triggered bythe government […]

Canada won’t reschedule election because of Sukkot – Russian

Knopka – Toronto, 30/07/2019 – Russian Canada is not changing the date of its national election even though it falls on a Jewish holiday. Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault announced that he would not recommend changing the date, which coincides with the last days of Sukkot. Chani Aryeh-Bain, the Conservative candidate for the Toronto-area district […]

Muslim vote matters

At no time in Canadian political history is it truer than now, that the power of a Muslim Vote Bank could determine whether a party will form the government or sit in the opposition benches. We must acknowledge the politician who really gave meaning to the power of the Muslim vote – Jack Layton. The […]

Ethnic Media Election Coverage 13-20 July 2019

While Chinese in the chart of ethnic media coverage refers to written media, Cantonese and Mandarin to broadcast oral media, summarized as Chinese media except where indicated. Ethnic Media Coverage For the past week of diversityvotes.ca, 114 election-related articles were analyzed. Chinese and South Asian ethnic media dominated articles surveyed (51 and 31 percent respectively). […]