Hundreds of high school students took on the National Democracy Challenge 2014!

Hundreds of high school students from across Canada sent in submissions for this year’s National Democracy Challenge, making it our most successful Challenge to date!

Our great panel of judges — Rick Mercer, Rosanna Tomiuk and Eva Avila — are looking forward to selecting this year’s winners!

Stay tuned for news on the finalists in January 2015 and the winners in early March 2015.


Civic Education

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Are you a teacher looking for more resources to teach your students about democracy, elections, government and active citizenship? Check out our resources section for ways to help you meet your curriculum objectives while stimulating your students’ knowledge of and interest in the democratic process.

Canada's Democracy Week Events

Student Presenters

Check out videos of our events from the last three years of Canada’s Democracy Week on our YouTube channel. The Video from this year’s events Ottawa was recently uploaded. Stay tuned for our video from the 2014 Vancouver event, to be uploaded in the new year.

Federal Election

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Kick-start your plan to vote in 2015

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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
Link to Elections Canada