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Conventions Matter

By: Melissa Lantsman Political Convention [puh-lit-i-kuh l kuh n-ven-shuh n]  noun A meeting or formal assembly of delegates for discussion on particular matters of common concern related...

Political Conventions: A Story of Nerds, Policy and Alcohol

By: Matthew Rowe Nerds love conventions. Some of you Millennials out there may not understand, but before the interwebs and social media if you...

What to Expect at the 2016 NDP Federal Convention

By: Noah Niznick This weekend New Democrats from across Canada will gather in Edmonton for the NDP’s biennial national convention, where members will come...

What I learned from attending the Broadbent Institute Progress Summit

By: Laura Ainsman Sohinki During my time as CJPAC’s Director of Outreach and Programming, I was incredibly fortunate to experience some pretty awesome things....

Empowerment and Women in Politics

By: Rachel Chertkoff I didn’t know I was interested in politics until a mentor showed me the way. She was deeply involved in campaigns...

So you’re going to the Fellowship Conference: An op-ed by Fellow Alum Brendan Steven

So you’re going to the CJPAC Fellows Conference… Wow. You’re a rockstar. Give yourself a pat on the back. You just won a gold...

Fellowship Success Story: How I Got Politically Engaged by Jeremiah Kopp

It is usually wise to stray away from absolutes when discussing politics. However, one can safely say that when it comes to political involvement,...

Jewish Heritage Month: The Next Generation — Josh Shneer

Josh Shneer is a 22 year old from Thornhill, Ontario. Last year, Josh graduated from the University of Western Ontario (UWO), earning a Bachelor...