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Virtual IFL Series – 2020

Virtual IFL Series – 2020

Register for our free IFL virtual sessions, held May–August 2020.

Important Update: 2020 IFL program
Federal Election 2019: The Home Stretch

Federal Election 2019: The Home Stretch

Join us October 16th for a discussion with UBC faculty members and students on the Canadian Federal Election. RSVP HERE.

Federal Leaders’ Debate Watching Party

Federal Leaders’ Debate Watching Party

Come watch the debate with us on October 7th! RSVP HERE.

Women in Politics: The Road to Equal Representation

Women in Politics: The Road to Equal Representation

Join us on Oct. 11th for a lively discussion on women’s representation in Canada. Seats limited. Register now!

Institute for Future Legislators

Institute for Future Legislators

The IFL provides intensive hands-on mentoring and training for anyone who seeks the experience and knowledge necessary to make a difference at the local, provincial, or federal level.

The US Midterm Elections: The Voters, Congress, and the Trump Presidency

The US Midterm Elections: The Voters, Congress, and the Trump Presidency

The 2018 midterm congressional elections may be among the most important elections in American history.  Join us to discuss what happened and why, and to consider how the elections will affect the working of government, major issues of public policy, and the ongoing investigations of President Trump and his associates. When: Thursday, November 8th, 6:00 p.m. – […]

A Conversation on Electoral Reform

A Conversation on Electoral Reform

Join us for public conversation on electoral reform!

A Matter of Confidence: The Inside Story of the Political Battle for BC
Challenges to Democracy

Challenges to Democracy

The spread of democracy has been driven by a struggle for freedom and opportunities for human flourishing, and yet democratic institutions based on full and inclusive citizenship face a variety of global challenges.