The 2021 federal election campaign has seen unusual disruptions to campaign events and attacks on leaders, often connected to extreme-right and anti-vaccine movements, and opposition to COVID-19 public health measures. The erosion of democratic norms is a trend around the world, with the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol as the starkest example nearest to home.
What does all of this mean for Canada? Do events in the current election campaign hold any warning signs for the state of democracy here? Join us on September 16 for a discussion with our panel.