FIQ (Fédération Interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec)

Democracy is slipping away: Millennials FIGHT BACK!

The 16th edition of the Youth Network was largely inspired by the recent Quebec elections. Throughout the election campaign, we could see just how much influence youth have on politics. Their ideas, concerns, ambitions and vision of society literally shook up some parties and forced others to question their platforms. It’s undeniable: from now on youth are a major political force with whom politicians have…

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Democracy: a privilege to foster and protect

Democracy is the government of the people, by the people and for the people. It’s the basic principle of Quebec and Canadian political systems which allows voters to appoint a few men and women to govern and represent the population and make the best possible decisions for the common good. However, in the day-to-day unappealing aspects often come to light. That is why the many…

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Politics: an engine for societal change

Millennials have a different vision of society from that of their parents. Since traditional political parties (which formed numerous governments in many western countries until recently) mostly relied on “aging” members, how can young people make their point of view and ideas known? Several of the speakers and panelists at the Youth Network invited the participants to get involved in politics, by being better informed,…

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Voting: the best way to be heard

During the Youth Network, the participants had a chance to shed light on the last election’s results with the rising star in political analysis and prognosis, Philippe J. Fournier, author of the blog, qc125.com and regular contributor to various media. After aptly describing the prediction model that he concocted and which is his claim to fame, Mr. Fournier focused more specifically on Quebecers’ voting behaviours…

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Videos and pictures of the Network

Over 100 participants, ages 35 and under, attended the recent Youth Network on November 22 and 23.

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