Federal Election
Monday, October 21

Voting assistance tools and services on election day - Video

Transcript: Voting assistance tools and services on election day

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

narrator (voice over): The federal election is Monday, October 21. Elections Canada offers many tools and services to make voting accessible.

super: Voting assistance tools and services on election day

visual: Title + Elections Canada logo.

narrator: If you need assistance during the voting process, we're happy to help.

visual: Title card fades. Desk with poll worker behind it appears. Poll worker is smiling and waving.

super: If you need assistance, we're happy to help

visual: Worker disappears as desk morphs into back of voting screen with an X on it. Two people are behind the screen, one is a voter, the other a poll worker who is helping.

narrator: There are a number of tools and services available when you go to vote on election day:

super: Many tools and services available on election day

visual: Two people disappear, as desk morphs into a bigger ballot.

narrator: Bigger ballot with candidate names in large print

super: Bigger ballot

visual: Bigger ballot morphs into braille list of candidates.

narrator: Large-print and braille lists of candidates

super: Large-print and braille lists of candidates

visual: Braille list of candidates morphs into tactile and braille voting template.

narrator: Tactile and braille voting template

super: Tactile and braille voting template

visual: Tactile and braille voting template morphs into magnifier.

narrator: Magnifiers

super: 4x magnifiers

visual: Magnifier morphs into large-grip pencil.

narrator: Large-grip pencils

super: Large-grip pencils

visual: Large-grip pencil morphs into two hands signing, and a talk bubble with Roman and Chinese character.

narrator: We also offer language or sign language interpretation upon request. If you need interpretation services, call us at 1-800-463-6868 or TTY 1 800-361-8935 before Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 p.m.

super: Language or sign language interpretation. Call us at 1-800-463-6868 or TTY 1 800-361-8935 before Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 p.m.

visual: Signing hands and talk bubble morph into back of voting screen with an X on it. Two people are behind the screen, one is a voter, the other a poll worker who is helping.

narrator: If you need assistance marking your ballot, you can bring someone you know or ask an election worker to help you.

super: We're here to help

visual: Scene morphs back to two hands signing, and a talk bubble with Roman and Chinese characters.

narrator: Our website is fully accessible and has voting information in multiple languages.

super: Other languages and formats

visual: Signing hands and talk bubble morph into iconographic laptop computer displaying the elections.ca landing page which then morphs into speaker symbol with sound waves.

narrator: There are also products available in many other formats, including large print, braille and audio.

super: Other languages and formats

visual: Speaker morphs to back of iconographic laptop. The letter i (for information) is on back of computer. A person is looking at the screen and talking on the phone.

narrator: If these options don't meet your accessibility needs, call us to discuss other ways you may be able to vote.

super: Call for more options. 1-800-463-6868 or TTY 1-800-361-8935

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

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