Entries by adminsite adminsite

Ethnic Media Election Coverage 21-28 October

This week about 140 election-related articles were analysed, with about half prior to the election results. Major issues covered: Ethnic vote: Chinese, Italian, Latino, Muslim, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Somali and Tamil media all had articles on the importance of voting, the various initiatives to encourage voting and  an analysis of the number of ridings where […]

Justin Trudeau re-elected, lots of Chinese voters came out – Chinese

WEB – Van People (Daily) – Vancouver, 22/10/2019 – ARTICLE, Chinese After twelve hours of voting, the federal Liberals won the election with 158 seats and Justin Trudeau was re-elected as prime minister. Canadian voters were extremely enthusiastic on voting day. The voter turnout also created a new record. There were approximately 4.7 million voters […]

Chinese voter turnout low – Cantonese

RADIO – Fairchild Radio AM 1430 News Beat (Daily) – Toronto, 21/10/2019 – COMMENTARY, Cantonese Michael Shao – Host Michael Shao said Chinese voter turnout is frequently lowest in comparison to other ethnic voters. Guest “Ken” said there are three types of people who vote: loyal party members, friends of popular candidates, and individuals affected […]

Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan offers congratulations to Justin Trudeau on electoral victory – Armenian

PRINT – Horizon Armenian Weekly – Montreal, 22/10/2019 – ARTICLE, Armenian Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan extended congratulations to Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on the latter’s electoral victory, Armenpress reports. “Congratulations to Justin Trudeau on his electoral victory. Looking forward to continue building on our strong friendship and partnership for the benefit of our two countries”, […]

Farewell, but I remain with you – Romanian

WEB – Pagini Romanesti (Twice Monthly) – Montreal, 22/10/2019 – ARTICLE, Romanian Gabriel Purcarus – Not surprisingly, none of the parties in the (election) race managed to get the 170 seats necessary to form a majority government. The Conservative Party’s results were insufficient to overtake the Liberals, due to the fact that the Conservative vote […]

Liberals’ policies praised, Trudeau favoured to be next PM – Punjabi

RADIO – Guntas Radio on CIAO 530 AM (Daily) – Toronto, 21/10/2019 – PHONE IN, Punjabi Photo Credit: Kevin Van Paassen/Bloomberg/Getty Images Many callers favoured Liberal leader Justin Trudeau as the next Prime Minister. They were of the opinion that Trudeau has good immigration policies. A caller said that Trudeau’s immigration policies favour Canada’s economy. Another caller […]

Canadian Muslims urged to vote – Urdu

PRINT – Urdu Post (Weekly) – Toronto, 17/10/2019 – OPINION, Urdu Tariq Makhdoomi – Political activities in Toronto are at a peak. Every federal political party is trying to get as many seats as possible in Toronto. However, anti-Islam and anti-immigrant groups have also come up. In different areas, Muslim and immigrant candidates have been […]