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