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Back to the Ballot Box

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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The Empire Club of Canada Presents:
Back to the Ballot Box

This virtual discussion focused on the Canadian federal election. The event featured a distinguished panel of professionals including  political insiders, the private sector and media.

How do the political leaders, Prime Minister Trudeau, Erin O’Toole and Jagmeet Singh, stack up on critical issues related to pandemic response, economic growth, and climate change? How developments – from the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic slowdown – impact the outcome of this election?

What the paths to victory for each major party and when will the election be called? The federal election was shaping up to be a highly contested race with major implications for Canada. The Empire Club of Canada federal election forecast covers all the scenarios and issues in the race for Prime Minister.

A brief polling session kicked off the event with David Coletto from Abacus Data followed by a moderated panel discussion.

Marieke Walsh, Political Reporter, The Globe and Mail

Polling Presentation By:
David Coletto, CEO & Founder, Abacus Data

Jason Lietaer, President, Enterprise Canada

Amanda Alvaro, President, Pomp and Circumstance

Karl Bélanger, President, Traxxion Stratégies

*The content presented is free of charge but please note that the Empire Club of Canada retains copyright. Neither the speeches themselves nor any part of their content may be used for any purpose other than personal interest or research without the explicit permission of the Empire Club of Canada.*

*Views and Opinions Expressed Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the speakers or panelists are those of the speakers or panelists and do not necessarily reflect or represent the official views and opinions, policy or position held by The Empire Club of Canada.*