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CBC Toronto election town hall: Why young people have the power

Young people were centre stage Thursday night talking about the issues most important to them as they get ready to go to the polls on Oct. 21.

Climate change, affordability and housing were some of the main issues for the panelists

Young people were centre stage Thursday night talking about the issues most important to them as they get ready to go to the polls on Oct. 21.

During a CBC Toronto town hall hosted by Dwight Drummond, the group shared why they have the power at the ballot box.

Carl Qiu, 24, past president of Ontario PC Youth; Mustapha Khamissa, 22, past president of Don Valley North Liberals; Riley Peterson, 20, NDP campaign organizer for York South-Weston riding candidate; and Reanna Joseph, 27, Green Party volunteer also spoke about the youth engagement strategy for their parties.

Climate change, affordability and housing were some of the main issues for the panelists.

You can watch a recording of the town hall below:

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