What ‘Rock the Vote’ did for Canada

aptn InFocus with Cheryl McKenzie:

Voter turnout increased by more than 200% in some First Nation communities in this federal election.

No one knows how many more votes there may have been if some polling stations had not run out of ballots.

In this edition we talk with organizers of the Rock the Vote campaign.  They share their perspective on why so many people came out to vote.

In the 3rd segment we get perspective from a climate change campaigner on the new Liberal majority government.

Executive Director of News and Current Affairs / Winnipeg

Cheryl McKenzie began working as a reporter for APTN in June 2001. Her work has been nominated for a Gemini Award and a Canadian Association of Broadcasters award. In October 2005 Cheryl became Host/Producer for the launch of APTN National News: Daytime. Since then she has been Host/Producer for Contact, APTN Investigates, APTN National News and APTN InFocus.

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