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  • A new school year is a great opportunity to plan new ways for your students to think critically about elections and democracy. We’re reshaping our service offer to better meet your needs and those of your students in this new education environment ...

  • Young student studying from home with Elections Canada’s 100th anniversary Web content open on a laptop.

    Elections Canada is celebrating its 100th anniversary with new educational Web content about the agency’s history and role in Canadian democracy. 


    The 100th anniversary Web page uses historical images, videos and text to explore nine different ...

  • Elections Canada’s educational resources can bring elections and democracy to life in hundreds of courses—and, now, it’s even easier to find the perfect fit for a specific curriculum. The new Curriculum Connections tool lets teachers search by course ...

  • Our civic education resources, designed for collaborative learning, are full of rich content that can be adapted to a distance learning environment.  


     


    A person's hands at a computer desk - Les mains d'une personne à un bureau d'ordinateur

    Civic Action: Then and Now


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    This activity asks students to examine different ...

  •  During this COVID-19 pandemic – when governments are providing essential information, services and financial support to so many people and organizations – we are especially aware of the key role governments play in our lives. The people who are ...

  • Digital Skills for Democracy - Assessing online information to make civic choices

    Elections Canada, in collaboration with MediaSmarts, has launched a new educational resource for secondary schools. 


    Digital Skills for Democracy is an offline activity that engages students in rich discussions about the role of online information ...

  • From October 15 to 18, students across the country cast their ballots for the official candidates running in the federal election as part of Student Vote Canada 2019. The results are in! Like the real election results, students elected a minority ...

  • The excitement for Student Vote Canada 2019 is real! With over one million students participating over all 338 ridings, it’s the largest simulated election in the country.

  • You’re never too young to start practicing the habits of voting. Grade 5 students get a visit from Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer.

  • Student casting a ballot

     


    Looking for a great way to engage students in the federal election next fall? Register your school or class for Student Vote Canada 2019! It’s free and open to schools across Canada.


    Election time presents unique learning opportunities for ...