Federal Election
Monday, October 21

Make A Plan to Vote - Video

Transcript: Make a plan to vote

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

narrator (voice over): The federal election is Monday, October 21. Make a plan to vote.

super: Make a plan to vote

visual: Title + Elections Canada logo.

narrator: Check that you’re registered at your current address or update your address at elections.ca.

visual: Title card fades. Scene changes to iconographic laptop computer displaying elections.ca

super: Check or update your registration online.

visual: The laptop computer morphs into a mailbox which then morphs into addressed side of voter information card.

narrator: Watch for your voter information card in the mail – it should arrive by October 3.

super: Watch for your voter information card in the mail

visual: Addressed side of voter information card flips over to information side. Close-up on poll hours and location. Close-up moves to advance voting days information. Close-up moves to information about other ways you can vote.

narrator: It tells you where and when you can vote. You can vote almost any time during the election period.

super: It tells you where and when you can vote

visual: Voter information card fades. Scene transforms to art card “Ways you can VOTE”

narrator: Choose the voting option that works best for you:

super: Ways you can VOTE

visual: Title card fades. Scene changes to ballot box (marked with X), folded ballot slides in to box.

narrator: Vote on election day, Monday, October 21. Your assigned polling station will be open for 12 hours (hours vary by province).

super: Vote on election day. Monday, October 21.

visual: Ballot box morphs into a calendar (turned to October). Advance polling days (October 11, 12, 13, and 14) are marked with an X.

narrator: Ballot box morphs into a calendar (turned to October). Advance polling days (October 11, 12, 13, and 14) are marked with an X.

super: Vote on advance polling days. October 11, 12, 13, and 14.

visual: Calendar morphs into an Elections Canada office building.

narrator: NARRATOR: Vote by special ballot at any Elections Canada office across Canada before Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 p.m.

super: Vote at any Elections Canada office. Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 p.m.

visual: Elections Canada office building morphs into a campus building.

narrator: Vote on select campuses across the country from October 5 to 9 – go to elections.ca for campus locations.

super: Vote on Campus office

visual: Campus building morphs into an envelope marked with an X.

narrator: Vote by mail–apply at elections.ca before October 15, 6:00 p.m. to receive a special ballot voting kit in the mail.

super: Vote by mail. Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 p.m.

visual: Envelope morphs into a piece of photo ID

narrator: Finally, make sure to bring accepted ID to prove your identity and address when you go to vote and you’re all set!

super: Don’t forget to bring accepted ID

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