The four party leaders met on 17 August to engage with youth

Les quatre chefs de partis réunis le 17 août pour dialoguer avec les jeunes

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Young people between the ages of 18 to 35 years of age will represent one-third of the electorate in the provincial election of next October 1st.

The four party leaders in Quebec will be meeting on the 17th of August next at a large public meeting designed for young people aged 18 to 35 years of age, organized by the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM) and The Duty.

Philippe Couillard, François Legault, Jean-François Côté and Manon Massé have confirmed their participation in the event, ” youth Dialogue leaders — elections in 2018 “. The director of the Duty, Brian Myles, will act as moderator.

About 700 participants are expected to attend the evening which will be held at Concordia University, in Montreal. The INM, which celebrates the 15th anniversary of its summer School, ” wants to foster the dialogue between young people — who feel too often excluded from policy debates — and the politicians. The alarming decline in the rate of electoral participation of 18-35 years from the 1980s force us to get off the beaten track. With the youth Dialogue, the goal is to approach the campaign positively, by focusing the discussions on the ideas, not the traditional confrontation. It is in this way that we will put an end to the cynicism of young people towards politicians. The activity will provide a unique opportunity for party leaders to show young people that they are interested in them, and to the young people to ask their questions.”

Young people between the ages of 18 to 35 years will represent the third of the electorate in the provincial election of next October 1st. To participate in the evening, which starts at 19: 30, tickets are available starting Saturday, July 28. All information can be found on the website of the INM.

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