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VIDEO: Voters' Voice: If you were elected MP, what’s the first thing you’d try to change?


The Cape Breton Post has been hitting the streets to talk to local voters about the Oct. 21 federal election.

This week we asked: If you were elected MP, what’s the first thing you’d try to change?


Stephanie Snow

COMMUNITY: Sydney

DO YOU VOTE? “Every time.”

IF YOU WERE ELECTED MP, WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU’D TRY TO CHANGE?

“So many choices. I would probably try to make abortion more accessible to women in Cape Breton, where now it’s an issue.”


Cody Bates

COMMUNITY: New Waterford

DO YOU VOTE? “I do.”

IF YOU WERE ELECTED MP, WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU’D TRY TO CHANGE?

“University tuition is a big thing. If you look over in Germany and places like that, they’ve had really good success with their universities and having government help paying for tuition and getting people into schools and stuff like that, so that would be one of the main things I would focus on.”


Peter Steele

COMMUNITY: Whitney Pier

DO YOU VOTE? “Oh gosh, yes. I never miss an election.”

IF YOU WERE ELECTED MP, WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU’D TRY TO CHANGE?

“Stop looking at the people who keep giving you money to get elected, and look at the people who actually vote, that need the money. Whether that’s job creation, or even helping out through government assistance, those are the people that really need the help and they’re the people you really need to be looking at.”


Will Rutledge

COMMUNITY: Sydney

DO YOU VOTE? “I do vote.”

IF YOU WERE ELECTED MP, WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU’D TRY TO CHANGE?

“Clean drinking water for all Canadians.”


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