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CDW2015 announces three great partners

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This year marks the fifth anniversary of Canada's Democracy Week. To celebrate, we are excited to announce three great partners for our flagship activity – the National Democracy Challenge (#NDC2015).

Great educational trips offered by Forum for Young Canadians, Encounters with Canada and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, as well as awesome technology prizes, are up for grabs in this year's National Democracy Challenge.

Check back on August 17th for the announcement of our judges and the Challenge theme for #NDC2015!

More details on categories and prizes here!



National Democracy Challenge 2015

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August 17 is the day!


Put August 17 in your iPhone or smartphone.

That is the day when we will announce the Challenge question. Canadians aged 14 to 17 can then submit a video, image/artwork or text answering this year’s Challenge. The School Challenge is also back again this year.

Find out more about the Challenge, categories and prizes here.

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Student Vote 2015

Student Vote

Engage your students in the 2015 federal Elections Canada

A great way to participate in Canada's Democracy Week 2015: register your school to participate in Student Vote, Canada's largest civic education program, by CIVIX. Students will participate in an authentic voting experience during the 2015 federal election. Register now at studentvote.ca.

Link to Elections Canada