Election Date: October 8th

Provincial Party Platform Evaluations

Provincial Party Evaluations

Commitments to create economic opportunities for young people 2
*In a recent Youth Survey by the Springtide Collective, young people identified employment and the economy as their top priority. StudentsNS has pulled related key commitments for students, but chosen not to provide an evaluation.


StudentsNS Provincial Election Platform

Students across Nova Scotia want political leadership and change that will deliver a better, more affordable, more equitable PSE system in this province. StudentsNS’s 2013 platform asks political parties and candidates to fight for students and:

PRIORITY #1: Build The Best Student Assistance Program in Canada

PRIORITY #2: Freeze Tuition and Fund Nova Scotia Post-Secondary Education Responsibly

PRIORITY #3: Enhance Economic Opportunities for Young People

PRIORITY #4: Invest in Students’ Life-Long Wellbeing

PRIORITY #5: Strengthen Student Voice

Platform Picture

Click here for the expanded, ratified platform that StudentsNS is fighting for this election.


2013 Political Party and Candidate Questionnaire

StudentsNS has also sent our “20 Questions Election Survey”  to the political parties.  We’ve asked for a response by September  20th.

Survey Picture

Click here for a link to the document we sent out, and the party names below to see their respective answers to the questionnaire (responses will be posted as they’re received).

Liberal Party

New Democratic Party

Progressive Conservative Party

Green Party


Find out more about the issues that matter to you!

To find out more about the parties’ commitments, you can explore full party responses to our survey by clicking the appropriate the links below:

Liberal Party www.liberal.ns.ca

New Democratic Party: nsndp.ca

Progressive Conservative Party: pcparty.ns.ca


Want to Know Where and How to Vote?

Elections Nova Scotia

Click here to find out where to vote.

Unable to make it to a poll?

Check out Elections Nova Scotia's "Dozen Ways to Vote" for more information including pop-up polls on your campus.