Media advisory - Debate on October 13 at UdeM

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - In the context of the current federal election campaign, Force Jeunesse, FAÉCUM (Federation of student associations on the UdeM campus) and the Université de Montréal will hold a deba te on the issues affecting students and youth in general. Topics to be debated cover three main themes: the funding of university research in Canada, the question of intergenerational equity and infrastructure, and – last but not least – jobs and the economy among young people.

This will be the last debate held at a university before the election. The organizers are expecting a turnout of over 600 for the evening.

During the debate, the audience can use the hashtag #forceledébat to take part in the discussions.

Bloc québécois: Gabriel Ste-Marie (Joliette)
New Democratic Party: Hélène Laverdière (Laurier–Sainte-Marie)
Conservative Party of Canada: Rodolphe Husny (Outremont)
Liberal Party of Canada: Stéphane Dion (Saint-Laurent)
Green Party: Daniel Green (Ville-Marie–Le Sud-Ouest–Île-des-Sœurs)

Moderator: Jean-Philippe Cipriani



October 13, 2015


5:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Université de Montréal
Roger Gaudry Pavilion – Ernest Cormier Amphitheatre
2900 boulevard Édouard-Montpetit


SOURCE Université de Montréal

For further information: Pascal Lebel, Policy Advisor, FAÉCUM, 514-343-5947, Mobile: 514-290-6135,; Julien Nepveu-Villeneuve, Executive Vice-President, Force Jeunesse, Mobile: 514-883-2236,; Mathieu Filion, Senior Advisor, Media Relations, Université de Montréal, 514-343-7704,

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