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Letter from the Editor - Spring 2011 Federal Election Resources


I Introduction
II Official Election Site
III The Parties
IV News and Information Sources
V Polling Sites
VI  Issues and Advocacy

I Introduction

Given the impending federal election (Monday, May 2!), this week's feature article is a compilation of various resources to help inform our readers on the parties, the issues and election processes.

II Official Election Site

Elections Canada

III The Parties

The full list of registered parties is on the Elections Canada website:

Here are direct links to the websites of parties most often mentioned in the media:

Bloc Québécois




New Democratic

IV News and Information Sources



Globe and Mail

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

National Post

Ottawa Citizen

Toronto Star

V Polling Sites

Ekos Election

Nanos Research
VI  Issues and Advocacy

Canadian Breast Cancer Network

Canadian Federation of Students

Canadian Nurses Association's Election 2011

Canadian Library Association

Canadian Public Health Association

Centre for Research on Inner City Health Research Flash - Special Issue for the 2011 Federal Election

Code Blue for Child Care

Council of Canadians
Equal Voice
Fair Vote Canada
Imagine Canada

Make Poverty History
Martin Prosperity Institute, Rotman School of Management

Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care
People's Food Policy Election blog
Social Planning Council of Toronto Fact Sheets

Stephen Lewis Foundation's Grandmothers to Grandmothers Video

Wellesley Institute