Getting involved means more than just voting every few years.
It's about finding other ways to ensure your voice is heard and that you participate in shaping your world around you.
It's not only about claiming our rights as Canadian citizens but also about sharing in the responsibilities of being part of the democracy that is Canada.
Playing an active role in our communities can be as involved as you want it to be. Not only that, but you'll pick up some great experience and learn new skills that will come in handy for school, work and life.
- Get Informed The first order of business in getting involved is to know more about elections and voting.
- Find out How to Become a Candidate and kick-start your political career.
- Joining a Political Party is an easy and important way to get involved in Canada's political process.
- Contact your member of Parliament if you have a question, feedback or to find out more about their experience as your representative in the federal political system.
- Take a look at some of the past Events Elections Canada has been part of.
- Many great Youth Organizations offer a variety of ways to speak out, to have an impact and to learn.