Environment and Economy are top election issues for Metro Vancouver Voters

According to the latest VoteLocal survey of residents and businesses in Metro Vancouver, the dual crises of affordability and climate change – and how federal political parties plan to strike a balance between the two issues – are shaping up to be the key ballot box questions.
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The VoteLocal federal election report also analyzes public and business opinions on housing, taxation, the opioid crisis, transit and transportation, energy, foreign trade, ethics and accountability, immigration, crime and safety, healthcare, and whether ‘fake news’ is influencing this election. 


Every vote matters. Metro Vancouver will be a key battleground region in this federal election. Make your voice heard by voting on October 21. Check back here for updates throughout the campaign, including information on advance polls.

VoteLocal is a research initiative of Mustel Group, FleishmanHillard HighRoad and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, aimed at understanding how issues influence elections. VoteLocal seeks to raise awareness in communities and to encourage voter participation in elections.


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Why Wait to Get Your Democracy On? Your Complete Guide to Advance Voting in Metro Vancouver

Advance voting starts October 11th! You could be travelling, working, or just not up to leaving the house on the 21st, so why not get it out of the way ahead of time?

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News Release: VoteLocal Survey Shows Environment and Economy Key Election Issues

VoteLocal poll finds majority of residents believe climate change is an emergency; federal taxes and an increased regulatory burden are the key concerns for businesses

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How will Metro Vancouverites “Vote Local” this Federal Election?

On September 16th we will be releasing the results of this year’s survey of voters and businesses in Metro Vancouver. We’ll share our insights on the issues most likely to influence local votes in this federal election.

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download the complete report FROM THE 2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTION

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Mustel Group and FleishmanHillard HighRoad, in partnership with the Greater Vancouver Board ofTrade, undertook a unique survey that explores the views of the public, the business community and the politicians on key issues, and looks at the priorities of new candidates compared to mayors and councillors who will soon pass the torch to the next generation of leaders.

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