September 11, 2019
The Federal election has been officially called and Canadians will head to the polls on October 21 to elect Canada's 43rd Parliament.
Leading up to that day, SUMA will be bringing important municipal issues to the federal forefront. In advance of the 2019 federal election, SUMA is calling on all federal parties to present platforms that:
Online, SUMA has created a Federal Election Advocacy Hub dedicated to providing information on SUMA's advocacy campaign during the 43rd federal election. On the hub, there is information on key issues, which fall under these three themes:
The election hub includes links to tools for muncicipal officials to use at the local level throughout the campaign, including:
SUMA is also compiling information on each party's platform and where they stand on municipal issues. That document will be updated with information as it becomes available.
Later this month, SUMA is planning to host an online federal election forum.
SUMA will be updating the advocacy hub until Canadians go to the polls on October 21.