Maddie Hearn and McKenzie Day with John Moore
First Class Facilitation and the Afghan Women’s Organization Immigrant and Refugee Services have teamed up to create a new 2 month campaign called ‘Empowered by Devices’: A Technology Drive for Afghan Refugees. They’re collecting gently used laptops or tablets, cleaning and refurbishing, then giving to Afghan refugees. FCCF’s co-founders (and Ryerson students) Maddie Hearn and McKenzie Day join Moore In The Morning with more on what they do.
Princeton, B.C is bracing for more severe rain as the already-flooded town is hit by a third atmospheric river. Crews have worked to strengthen the dike system as rivers rise. Mayor Spencer Coyne tells Evan his community is prepared as they can be. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.
A group of young Canadians has launched a court challenge to lower Canada's federal voting age from 18. Zoey Purves, a 17-year-old litigant from Ottawa, tells Evan the section of the Canada Elections Act which disallows Canadians under 18 from voting in federal elections is unconstitutional. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.