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Education, Expectations and Aspirations - Election 2015

Presenter: Patrick Meehan, Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA)


Patrick is the policy research and government relations staff person for the Kwantlen Student Association, with a long background of work in the student association field, including at UBC and Capilano. Patrick helped manage the KSA's federal election outreach campaign, and worked closely with CASA, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations, and so has on the ground experience with the research on student and youth voting patterns.

Session Description

In January - February 2016, CASA conducted a board survey of youth and students aged 18-25, examining their concerns about employment, repayment of loans, and the usefulness of their educational experience towards achieving a stable and prosperous future. This survey also examines their expectations in terms of policies coming from Canada's newly elected government.

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