13 Apr '11, 8pm

The elephants in the room: big questions that didn't get asked in the leader's debate:

Elephants in the room: the big questions that didn't get asked in first leaders' debate April 13, 2011 | Leave a comment By Leanne Clare, Communications Specialist Unfortunately, there were no big surprises in last night's English language debate, including that not a single question was asked about where the parties stand on the environment. This was made all the easier by the exclusion of Green Party leader Elizabeth May. Shame on the broadcast consortium that organized the debate and chose the questions. A year ago, 80 percent of Canadians told the Public Policy Forum they want to see federal leadership on climate change. On Tuesday, April 12, however, this consortium ensured that no leader was challenged on this burning issue, or other equally important ones: guaranteeing clean air and water for all Canadians and protecting natural ecosystems, for example. But don't le...

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