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Since june 1, 2023, our articles are published in French only.

28 February 2023

Engage in participatory budgeting with your students!

School is a great place to give young people a positive engagement experience. They can learn to express their ideas and develop an interest in getting involved in their community. Draw on their creativity and fresh perspectives to improve school life through participatory budgeting! Are you a school administrator or a member of the teaching […]

Categories: Column

19 September 2022

Explaining elections to young people: Check out this new resource!

Even if they can’t vote yet, young people still have questions about what happens during elections. Les As de l’info is a website that can help them find the answers. It includes a host of articles written especially for them.  This new resource is designed to explain current events to young people aged 8 to […]

Categories: Worth exploring

19 September 2022

Provincial elections: We explain it all!

How do provincial elections work? Who can vote? What is the role of elected representatives? Let’s face it, questions like these can be difficult to answer, especially when talking to children. In a special feature prepared in collaboration with Élections Québec, Le Curieux explains various aspects of provincial elections in a straightforward and engaging way. […]

Categories: Special feature

14 June 2022

Simulated elections for Voters in Training: It’s time to register!

Provincial elections are just around the corner! Since electors are going to make their voices heard, why not give young people the opportunity to do the same? The Voters in Training program aims to raise awareness among young people of how democracy works by introducing them to their right to vote. It allows schools and […]

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7 June 2022

Students’ voice: What place does it have in school?

In a secondary school that offers upper secondary education, two senior students, selected by their peers, must serve on the school board. It’s the law.  Students can participate in the democracy of their school environment on the school board, but also on the student council. By electing their representatives, not only can youth take part […]

Categories: Worth exploring

4 May 2022

Election calendar, escape room-style workshop

What happens once a provincial election is officially called? What steps need to be taken to ensure electors can vote freely and with complete confidence? Questions like these are especially relevant in the middle of an election year! Élections Québec invites you to find the answers by taking part in an exciting new activity based […]

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1 March 2022

Ideas for helping children discover democracy

Democracy doesn’t just concern grown-ups. It also affects children’s everyday lives, whether at school, at home or in the community. The earlier they learn about democracy, the sooner they can actively engage with it. How can parents stimulate their children’s interest in democracy? Here are a few ideas! Exploring your community Pointing out examples of […]

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