the National Democracy Challenge deadline:
The National Democracy Challenge deadline
is November 30, 2014.
Canada’s Democracy Week 2014 – A great success!
Thank you to all of the stakeholders, partners and Canadians who have participated in CDW2014!
Events continue this week, focussing on civic education, democratic engagement and preparing for upcoming municipal elections in Ontario and BC as well as the 2015 federal election. Check out our events page for more information.
The National Democracy Challenge is open to Canadian youth aged 14–17. Show us why Canada should vote!
Five things you need to know to enter
WHAT is the Challenge question: Show us why Canada should vote
WHO can enter: Canadians aged 14 to 17
HOW do I enter: Submit a video, image or piece of writing
WHY should I enter: Awesome prizes such as trips to Ottawa, an iPad, iPhone, GoPro headcam, and more
WHO decides the winners: Our panel of esteemed judges – media personality Rick Mercer and multi-medallist athlete Rosanna Tomiuk.
Over 600 university students gathered in Ottawa and Vancouver last week for CDW2014 events.
There are still more events happening in Ottawa, Montréal and Vancouver in the next two weeks that highlight civic education and preparing Canadians to vote in upcoming elections. Check out our calendar of events for more details
Fast Facts on Canadian Democracy
Kick-start your plan to vote in 2015
Are you 18 or older? Check or update your voter registration now at elections.ca/register.
If you're registered at your current address, you'll be ready to vote. You will get:
- a personalized voter information card that tells you when and where to vote
- faster service at the polls