Resources and tools for learning, teaching, and engaging about federal elections and democracy.
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Discover Canada’s election process
Looking for student-friendly information about the electoral process in Canada?
Explore our background material to learn about elections step by step. In this section, your students can review the six steps of a federal election in Canada and discover what happens before, during and after voters go to the polls.
Updated Election Simulation Toolkit Geared Toward More Student EngagementBody
Elections Canada has offered election simulation kits for over 25 years, giving teachers everything they need to run a mock election at any time. Now, the kit has been redesigned to increase role-play ...
Engage students in mathematical processes with Elections by the NumbersBody
How does youth voting compare to that of other age groups? That’s the inquiry question students explore in Elections by the Numbers, an educational resource for secondary students. This learning ...
New How-to Video Series for TeachersBody
Elections Canada now has teacher support videos to go with its free educational resources! As educators, your time is precious and these videos were designed to make your life easier. Discover ...