The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

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“What do we want?”
“Climate action!”
“When do we want it?”
“Now!”

The Canadian federal election was officially called Wednesday, and some Canadian student associations are already focusing on improving uncertain youth voter turnout.

There are 2 days, 1 hour, 17 min. left. JOIN or LEAVE, the message reads. Behind the text, two welding tanks and what looks like an operating table sit in a small brick room, and a red light illuminates the page. I've found one of the dark web’s most notorious sites; what claims to be a pay-to-watch torture, and ultimately murder, website known as a “red room.”

As the Oct. 21 federal election approaches, recent polls point to a close race between Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives and Justin Trudeau’s Liberals. Jagmeet Singh’s New Democrats are in third place and Elizabeth May’s Green Party, though in fourth, is predicted to win more votes than ever before.