Federal Election
Monday, October 21

Making the federal election accessible - Video

Transcript: Making the federal election accessible

visual: Federal Election | Monday, October 21 appears. Fade to black.

narrator (voice over): The federal election is Monday, October 21. Elections Canada is working hard to make voting accessible to all Canadian electors.

super: Making the federal election accessible

visual: Title + Elections Canada logo.

narrator: We try to make all polling stations accessible to everyone, but it’s best to find out in advance if yours meets your needs.

visual: Title card fades. International Symbol of Access appears.

super: Accessible polling stations

visual: International Symbol of Access changes to a check mark.

narrator: You can check the accessibility features of your assigned polling stations for election day and advance polling days in three ways:

super: Check the accessibility features of your assigned polling station

visual: Check mark morphs into information (back) side of voter information card.

narrator: On your voter information card

super: On your voter information card

visual: Voter information card morphs into iconographic laptop computer displaying elections.ca. Close-up on Voter Information Service box on landing page where you would enter your postal code and click the GO button.

narrator: By entering your postal code into the Voter Information Service box at elections.ca

super: Enter your postal code into the Voter Information Service box

visual: Laptop screen flips to back view. The letter i (for information) is on back of computer. A person is looking at the screen and talking on the phone.

narrator: Or by calling us at 1-800-463-6868 or TTY 1-800-361-8935

super: 1-800-463-6868 or TTY 1-800-361-8935

visual: Laptop computer morphs into back of voting screen with an X on it.

Two people are behind the screen, one is voting, one is helping.

narrator: If your assigned polling stations don’t meet your accessibility needs, or you live in a community where there is no polling station within a reasonable distance from your home, call us. We will help you find an alternate polling station or discuss other ways you may be able to vote.

super: We’re here to help

visual: The screen changes to a colour background with text.

narrator: Visit elections.ca for the official information you need to vote.

SUPER: elections.ca – Get the official information you need to vote

narrator: Or call 1-800-463-6868. TTY 1-800-361-8935.

visual: Fade to black. A large X appears with the campaign tagline “It's Our Vote”. The tagline fades while the X flies off to settle into the X in the Elections Canada logo which appears on screen. The URL elections.ca appears on screen, followed by the toll-free number 1-800-463-6868 and the TTY number 1-800-361-8935.

super: X It's Our Vote

Elections Canada logo – elections.ca – 1-800-463-6868 – TTY 1-800-361-8935