As talk of a potential federal election grows and a Nova Scotia election already underway, questions still linger on the lacking presence of Black-Canadians in the Canada's politics. Despite making up 3.5 per cent of the country, Black-Canadians still face barriers in voting rights and holding public office. That problem is still being reflected in Parliament today, as Black-Canadians only make up barely 2 per cent of the Senate and House of Commons. Global’s Ross Lord reports on the consequences a lack of representation brings to election engagement and the efforts to bring change that in Nova Scotia For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews

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