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14 April 2022

Results from the small virtual polling station

During the recent by-election in the Marie-Victorin electoral division, local youngsters were encouraged to cast votes of their own at the small virtual polling station. From March 9 to April 11, the children of Marie-Victorin were able to join their parents in learning about the various steps involved in the voting process: verifying their identity, receiving a […]

Categories: By-election, Democracy education, Provincial

22 November 2021

The voters in training have spoken!

Election simulations In connection with the 2021 municipal general elections, more than 450 schools and organizations registered for the Voters in Training program. As a result, more than 54,000 young people had the opportunity to participate in election simulations. The votes cast by these electors in training have been tallied and the results are now […]

Categories: Democracy education, General election, Municipal

9 August 2021

INM Summer School

The Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM) presents its 18th Summer School, which will take place from August 9 to 19. The theme will be: Summer of Possibilities! This year, it will be a digital edition where young people aged 15 to 35 will be able to choose from five citizenship skill development paths, interact with […]

Categories: Democracy education

4 December 2020

The Chief Electoral Officer will participate in the Comment ça marche? workshops to demystify provincial elections

Mr. Pierre Reid, the Chief Electoral Officer, will participate in the Comment ça marche? workshops of the Assemblée nationale du Québec National Assembly next Monday, December 7, at 5:30 p.m. He will explain the particularities of provincial elections online on the Assemblée nationale du Québec Facebook page. The workshop will address the role of the Chief Electoral […]

Categories: Democracy education, Provincial

22 September 2020

Now is the time for primary and secondary schools to register for the Vox populi: Ta démocratie à l’école! program

The Vox populi: Ta démocratie à l’école! program is the result of a partnership between Élections Québec, the Assemblée nationale du Québec and the Fondation Jean-Charles-Bonenfant. It supports schools and student council coordinators who want to bring democracy to life in their schools. It offers, free of charge, a personalized support service, voting material, pedagogical […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional

11 February 2020

INM Winter School: Élections Québec offers a profile about involvement

Organized by the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM), the 12th edition of the Winter School will run from February 14-16, 2020 at Sherbrooke CEGEP. Geared towards 15-to-35 year-olds from around Québec, the event is based on the theme “Ouvrir la voie” (Paving the Way). Élections Québec’s team will be animating a profile entitled “Voie d’engagement” (Getting Involved). […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional

31 January 2020

Annual meeting of junior elected officials: student council members learn about democratic values

Promoting democratic values lies at the heart of our mission. Élections Québec, in partnership with the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM) and under the auspices of the Vox populi : ta démocratie à l’école! program (in French), will be presenting the second annual meeting of Québec’s youngest elected officials (Rendez-vous national des jeunes élus). Are you in charge […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional

3 December 2019

Voters in training: small polling stations results

Tying in with the Jean-Talon by-election, small polling stations were set up for children alongside the regular polling stations. After watching their parents cast their ballots, children could take their turns doing so in specially-designed polling stations. A total of 654 future electors voted for one of four possible responses to the question “What’s most important […]

Categories: By-election, Democracy education, Provincial

22 November 2019

By-election on December 2, 2019 in the Jean-Talon electoral division: Welcome to future voters!

Family voting is back, this time for the by-election in Jean-Talon! Just like in the last general provincial election, we’re inviting future electors to accompany their parents or grandparents. The children can participate by casting a vote in our “small polling stations”. On the advance polling days (November 24 and 25) as well as on […]

Categories: By-election, Democracy education, Provincial

4 September 2019

Vox populi : Ta démocratie à l’école! – Registration period is in full swing!

Back to school is the ideal time to introduce students to the principles of democracy! The program Vox populi : Ta démocratie à l’école! (in French), in collaboration with the National Assembly and the Fondation Jean-Charles Bonenfant, gives teachers and school staff free support in implementing and running student councils. Getting involved in a student council […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional