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The Loop presents: The Young Vote

CBC Edmonton is launching a four-part series on The Loop, ahead of Edmonton’s Oct. 18 municipal election.

Listen to this 4-part series on The Loop, highlighting young Edmontonians and the issues that matter to them

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As part of our ongoing coverage on the upcoming Edmonton municipal election, CBC Edmonton's podcast The Loop is launching a four-part series in partnership with Edmonton's NextGen

Welcome to The Young Vote.

Beginning Sept. 24, hosts Clare Bonnyman and Min Dhariwal will talk to young Edmontonians about the issues that matter to them. We'll also learn how our young city is looking to the future, especially right now. 

New episodes of The Loop drop every Friday and are available on CBC Listen or wherever you get your podcasts.

Listen to the most recent episodes of The Young Vote here:

Oct. 20:

Well we did it! Edmonton voted in a new mayor and council, and in a special ‘early edition’ of the podcast, we break down the results with three panelists from our The Young Vote series with Edmonton’s NextGen. 36:57

Oct. 15:

How important is it to live in a city where your leaders look and think like you? Just a few days from the Edmonton municipal election, we’re talking diversity, representation and social media in our series ‘The Young Vote’. Hosts Clare Bonnyman and Min Dhariwal dive into it with a panel from Edmonton’s NextGen. 38:41

Read the full transcript here.

Oct. 8:

This week The Young Vote series dives into urban planning and climate change. This election is full of platform promises for greener policies and new development, but what are young Edmontonians looking for from the next municipal government? Hosts Clare Bonnyman and Min Dhariwal dive into it with a panel from Edmonton’s NextGen. 40:50

Read the full transcript here.

Oct. 1:

We reflect on the country’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and hear from local elders and Indigenous leaders about what this day means to them. Plus we continue our series ‘The Young Vote’ in partnership with Edmonton’s NextGen. This week we dig into business and taxes with our panel of young Edmontoninans. Support is available for anyone affected by their experience at residential schools. A national Indian Residential School Crisis Line has been set up to provide support for survivors and those affected. People can access emotional and crisis referral services by calling the 24-hour national crisis line at: 1-866-925-4419. 33:24

Read the full transcript here.

Sept. 24:

This episode we launch a new mini-series ahead of Edmonton’s municipal election on October 18. Welcome to ‘The Young Vote’. Every week we’re talking to young Edmontonians about the issues that matter to them, and try to learn how a young city is looking to the future. The Young Vote series is a partnership with Edmonton's NextGen. 44:11

Read the full transcript here.

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