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Elections Canada and Elections Ontario
Jointly Introduce A Voting Education Program for Students

Toronto – The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, and Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario, Greg Essensa, will unveil a new civic education pilot program at the awards ceremony of the Ontario Model Parliament. Over 200 students—future electors—from across Ontario will be asked to make a commitment to vote when they turn 18.

Date :
April 29, 2011

4:45 p.m.

  • Award ceremony
  • Unveiling of the program

5:30 p.m.

  • Photo Op

Muzzo Family Alumni Hall
St. Michael's College
121 St. Joseph Street
University of Toronto

Mr. Mayrand and Mr. Essensa will be available for scheduled interviews.

For additional information or to schedule an interview contact:

Elections Ontario Media Relations
Alicia Fowlie
416.212.6186 / 1.866.252.2152

Elections Canada Media Relations
John Enright or Diane Benson
1.877.877.9515 / 613.993.2224