Oh, Canada, We Applaud Your Short Election Season
The campaign period for Canada's election will last just 11 weeks. In the U.S., by contrast, it's a much more drawn out affair.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | August 7, 2015
This, as our neighbor to the north gears up for a federal election that could unseat current Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
The debate Thursday night, their first, came about two months before the election. By comparison, the GOP held its first debate 460 days before voters go to the polls.