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German election: What results mean for Canada & analysis: SFU experts available
Canada is not the only G7 nation to be holding a federal election this month. Germany heads to the polls on September 26 to determine who will succeed Angela Merkel, who is stepping down after 16 years as chancellor.
How will a change in leadership impact Canada-Germany relations and policy going forward? Experts from Simon Fraser University are available to provide their insight.
AVAILABLE SFU EXPERTS
HERIBERT ADAM, professor emeritus, sociology firstname.lastname@example.org
- Differences & similarities between the Canadian & German electoral process
- Strengths & shortcomings of Angela Merkel
- Policy changes if Social Democrats (SPD, Scholz) emerge as the strongest party.
STEVE WELDON, professor, political science email@example.com
- German politics in general & the election
- Germany’s political parties
- The end of the Angela Merkel era.
MELISSA SHAW, SFU Communications & Marketing
236.880.3297 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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