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Election: Platforms and Digging Deeper

Platforms

All the major
parties have now unveiled their election platforms, ranging from the
Conservative’s slim 41-pager to the Green’s exhaustive 119-page
tome. Here’s where to go if you want all the policies and promises
straight from the horse’s mouth.

 

Conservatives

 

The True North Strong and Free: Stephen Harper’s plan for Canadians

Available at conservative.ca

 

Greens

 

Vision Green: What kind of Canada do we want in 2020?

Available at greenparty.ca

 

Liberals

 

Richer, Fairer, Greener: An Action Plan for the 21st Century

Available at liberal.ca

 

NDP

 

Jack Layton and the New Democrats: A Prime Minister on your family’s
side, for a change
Available at ndp.ca 

 

Dig deeper

A number of advocacy groups have created election resources to provide
background information and analysis to help you make an informed decision
on October 14. Here’s where you can learn more about the 10 issues
we’ve summarized.

 

Climate
Change


Pembina Institute 

pembina.org/election2008

Sierra Club Canada 

sierraclub.ca

David Suzuki Foundation 

voteenvionment2008.ca

 

The Economy
& Jobs

Canadian Labour Congress

canadianlabour.ca

 

Healthcare

 

Canadian Health Coalition 

healthcoalition.ca

Canadian Medical Association

cma.ca

 

Arts &
Culture

 

Canadian Conference of the Arts

ccarts.ca

Canadian Arts Coalition

canadianartscoalition.ca

 

Post-Secondary
Education

 

Canadian Federation of Students 

voteeducation.ca

Canadian Alliance of Student Assocs

casa.ca

 

First
Nations

 

Assembly of First Nations

afn.ca

National Assoc of Friendship Centres 

nafc-aboriginal.com

 

Housing &
Homelessness

 

Canadian Housing and Renewal Association

chra-achru.ca

Wellesley Institute

wellesleyinstitute.com

 

Poverty

 

Campaign 2000 

campaign2000.ca

Make Poverty History 

makepovertyhistory.ca

 

Childcare &
Child Benefits

 

Code Blue for Childcare

buildchildcare.ca

 

Foreign Policy
& Afghanistan

 

Cdn Council for International Cooperation

ccic.ca

Council of Canadians

canadians.org

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