Oct. 8, 2019

Voter's bootcamp


Are you ready to exercise your right? Ensuring your vote is an informed one can be a daunting task, especially in an age when attempts to manipulate voters and interfere with elections are on the rise. In this webinar, our political experts share advice on sifting through the information (and disinformation) being disseminated by those seeking to influence your ballot box decision. Watch this essential pre-election warm-up and prepare yourself to cast a knowledgeable vote.


Dr. Richard Sigurdson, PhD, is the dean of UCalgary’s Faculty of Arts. His research interests lie in political theory, Canadian politics, and the politics of nationalism, specifically on national identity and how it affects public policies on immigration in different countries.

Dr. Lisa Young, PhD, is a professor in the School of Public Policy. Her research focuses on political parties, election finance and women’s participation in political life.

Recorded on October 8, 2019