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Canada's Democracy Week, September 15-21, 2014
Canada''''''''''''''''s Democracy Week 2014 logo

The fourth annual Canada's Democracy Week encourages Canadians, particularly young Canadians, to learn more about the importance of democracy and voting, and to become more involved in the democratic process. Canada's Democracy Week is a civic education initiative organized by Elections Canada.

An historical look at women in PEI politics
Elections PEI historical women in government image
(left to right c. 1993) Speaker of the House Nancy Guptill; Leader of the Opposition, Pat Mella; Deputy Speaker of the House Libbe Hubley; Lieutenant Governor Marion Reid; and Premier Catherine Callbeck.

In 1993, women held each of the most senior roles in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island.

Teaching citizenship, democracy and participation in elections
Elections PEI classroom toolkit
PEI teachers and educators! Are you looking for ways to engage your students in our democratic process?

Elections PEI has a classroom toolkit and can help to deliver a fun, interactive workshop for your students about how an election works.

The principle mandate of Elections PEI is to inform and enable all qualified electors and candidates to exercise their democratic right and to ensure their constitutional entitlement in elections as rooted in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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