Resources and tools for learning, teaching, and engaging about federal elections and democracy.
Welcome to Elections and Democracy!
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Do your students have questions about elections? Take a look at the student-friendly answers to our most frequently asked questions.
- Why do some ridings change over the years?
- How does Elections Canada keep our elections secure?
- Why can’t people under 18 vote?
- How can I work at the next election?
- Is Canada introducing online voting?
Discover new updates to Voting Rights through TimeBody
Voting Rights through Time, one of our most popular resources for secondary classrooms, has just gone through a big revision. The updated kit is now available both online and to order. It includes one ...
Geography Education in ActionBody
Starting this year, Canada’s federal electoral districts are being reviewed through the process called redistribution. This happens every 10 years, following the national census, and is a great ...
Preparing future voters this tax seasonBody
Preparing young citizens to participate in elections can start with engaging classroom discussions, but teachers can help prepare students in practical ways too. Canadian citizens who are between 14 ...