elections

October 15, 2019
This infographic was created by the Samara Centre for Democracy. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:Welcome to What to Expect When You’re Electing. Delivered in a clear, concise, and non-partisan manner, this explainer series helps you navigate Canada's federal election by busting common myths, answering frequently asked questions, and supporting healthy political conversations. Getting to the Polls provides information on everything you need to know to vote on election day. This is the sixth of seven infographics, released weekly in September and October 2019 in the context of...
October 08, 2019
This infographic was created by the Samara Centre for Democracy. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:Welcome to What to Expect When You’re Electing. Delivered in a clear, concise, and non-partisan manner, this explainer series helps you navigate Canada's federal election by busting common myths, answering frequently asked questions, and supporting healthy political conversations. Getting Involved shares how to join a campaign, volunteer, and make a difference on the issues you care about. This is the fifth of seven infographics, released weekly in September and October 2019 in...
October 01, 2019
This infographic was created by the Samara Centre for Democracy. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:Welcome to What to Expect When You’re Electing. Delivered in a clear, concise, and non-partisan manner, this explainer series helps you navigate Canada's federal election by busting common myths, answering frequently asked questions, and supporting healthy political conversations. Getting into Discussions shares how to keep political conversations constructive, even when we disagree. This is the fourth of seven infographics, released weekly in September and October 2019 in the...
September 25, 2019
This infographic was created by the Samara Centre for Democracy. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:Welcome to What to Expect When You’re Electing. Delivered in a clear, concise, and non-partisan manner, this explainer series helps you navigate Canada's federal election by busting common myths, answering frequently asked questions, and supporting healthy political conversations. Getting Informed shares where to find information about parties, candidates, and election issues, and how to avoid being misled by bad information. This is the third of seven infographics, released...
September 20, 2019
This toolkit was developed by the Democratic Engagement Exchange. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT: When you see a headline in the news or a story on social media that makes you angry, sad or brings you tears, what do you do? Do certain stories that touch your heart make you want to spring into action? There are many ways to make the world a better place. Taking action can be as small as offering your neighbour a cup of sugar, or signing a petition, and as big as volunteering for a cause you care about, or going to a rally. What’s important is that everyone has a voice. When those...
September 19, 2019
This infographic was created by the Samara Centre for Democracy. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:Welcome to What to Expect When You’re Electing. Delivered in a clear, concise, and non-partisan manner, this explainer series helps you navigate Canada's federal election by busting common myths, answering frequently asked questions, and supporting healthy political conversations. Getting Oriented offers what to consider when deciding who to vote for. Remember, there’s more than one way to make your decision! This is the second of seven infographics, released weekly in September...
September 19, 2019
This infographic was created by the Samara Centre for Democracy. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:Welcome to What to Expect When You’re Electing. Delivered in a clear, concise, and non-partisan manner, this explainer series helps you navigate Canada's federal election by busting common myths, answering frequently asked questions, and supporting healthy political conversations. Getting Started offers an overview of how Canadian federal elections work (and why we don’t actually elect the prime minister). This is the first of seven infographics, released weekly in September and...
March 11, 2017
This infographic was created by Elections Canada. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:Youth voter turnout increased in all Canadian provinces and territories in the 42nd general election.  
March 11, 2017
This infographic was created by Elections Canada. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:In the 42nd general election, voting increased across all age groups, with the largest increase among youth 18 to 24.  
October 21, 2016
This report was published by Samara Canada. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:The 2015 election reversed a 20-year decline in voter turnout, bringing overall voter turnout from 61% in 2011 up to a surprising 68%, which is a sizeable change in voting behaviour, rarely seen in federal elections. While all cohorts saw an increase in turnout, the 18 to 29 age group saw the biggest change, from 42% in 2011 to 57% in 2015. Using original data collected by Samara in the days following the 2015 election and comparing three age groups—18 to 29; 30 to 55; 56 and over—this report explores how...