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30 June 2022

Celebrate getting the right to vote

Obtaining one’s citizenship is an important moment in the life of an immigrant to Québec. Citizenship comes with the right to vote in various elections. This step is worth noting! Every year, thousands of new citizens are added to the permanent list of electors. They will now receive a personalized letter, signed by the Chief […]

Categories: Democracy education

21 June 2022

Voters in Training registration now open!

The Voters in Training program is back for the 2022 provincial elections. The purpose of this program is to introduce young people to how they can exercise their right to vote through a simulated election held in their school or youth organization. In their simulated election, youth vote for candidates running in the electoral division […]

Categories: Democracy education

30 May 2022

Winners of the 2022 Vox Populi Awards

The Assemblée nationale, Élections Québec and the Jean-Charles Bonenfant Foundation announced the winners of the 2022 edition of the Vox Populi awards during a virtual event held May 19. These institutions awarded a total of $9,000 in scholarships to the 12 winning student councils. The Vox Populi Awards recognize student councils that stood out and […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional

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