Understanding party positions are often important for political engagement, it can help you to think about which party might be best aligned with your values and interests. Better understanding party positions can help you choose who to vote for or if you want to become a party member. You can raise awareness of policy gaps within parties, thus allowing for the advancement of new ideas to tackle issues. Influencing policy decisions at the party level occurs primarily at policy conventions, where members can propose and vote on policies and positions.
You can check out party positions in their platforms; issued during elections, platforms outline priorities and plans for government.
- Liberal Party of Canada
- Conservative Party of Canada
- New Democratic Party (NDP)
- Green Party of Canada