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Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Time: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Venue: Multipurpose Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues Prof. Sima Godfrey—Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies—Moderator Prof. Farid Laroussi— Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies\ Prof. Max Cameron – Department of Political Science Prof. Derek Gregory– Department of Geography Prof. Alf Hermida— School […]
UBC PRESS: Canadian Election Analysis 2015: Communication, Strategy, and Democracy (free, downloadable PDF) offers timely and insightful reflections on the 2015 Canadian Federal Election from Canada’s leading academics and political commentators. Published just days after the election, these short pieces cover a wide-variety of interconnected themes, including strategic communication, mediatization, opinion research, electioneering, political management, […]
Trust & Confidence: Post-Election Cooperation in Parliament Maxwell A. Cameron Department of Political Science, UBC October 2015 It looks possible, even likely, that no political party will win a majority on October 19, leaving two possibilities: a minority or coalition government. A cooperative government formed in the absence of a majority, may offer Canadians many […]
The 42nd federal general election is scheduled on October 19, 2015. Check out our UBC FYI blog post on getting ready to vote. Elections Canada provides handy information for first-time voters and students. See the student voter’s checklist and an updated list of acceptable ID. Registered to vote? It’s quick & easy to check. […]
Join us on Sept. 28th for a live screening of the Munk debate on Canada’s foreign policy! When: Sept. 28th, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Where: Liu Institute for Global Issues – Multipurpose Room (6476 NW Marine Dr.) Co-sponsored by the Liu Institute, Institute for Asian Research, the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, and […]
In case you missed it, watch the video of the talk by Jeff Rubin. (45 min). September 30th: a special talk by Jeff Rubin on oil and the Canadian election. Moderated by Jennifer Allan, PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Science. When: September 30th, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m. Where: Liu Institute for Global […]
Vote Compass shows you how your views align with those of the candidates running for election. Explore how you fit in the political landscape. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is currently running Vote Compass for the Canadian federal election, which is taking place on Monday, October 19, 2015.
The Centre’s 3rd annual Summer Institute for Future Legislators concluded this August, at the Legislature in Victoria, B.C. We are very grateful for the support we receive each year from the Speaker of the House and her staff. Tazmin Mitha, a participant in this year’s SIFL program has written two terrific blog posts about her […]