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International Day of Democracy

September 13, 2017

Today, the City of Edmonton is holding a panel discussion around democracy, with the talk focusing upon two videos released by the United Nations. View the videos here: International Day of Democracy Building Effective Accountable and Inclusive Institutions to Achieve Sustainable Development   Respond to the questions below: Question 1: This year’s theme of democracy and conflict prevention focuses on the critical need to strengthen democratic institutions to promote peace and stability. A more integrated…

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Electoral Boundaries Commission

January 09, 2017

Take Part in Alberta’s Constituency Boundaries Review! Alberta’s population has increased by more than 20% in the last eight years. As a result, we need to review our provincial constituency boundaries prior to the next provincial election. Provincial law directs the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission to review the existing boundaries and names for the 87 electoral constituencies and report to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta by October 31, 2017. The Commission will consider the following in…

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Election Readiness Toolkit

September 16, 2016

This year, Elections Alberta and Apathy is Boring have worked together to develop new educational outreach materials focused upon increasing youth knowledge and engagement in the electoral process. As part of our commitment to connect individuals with democracy, understand and work with youth diversity, and create greater participation in our society, these specific tools allow for relevant, engaging, and interesting ways for youth to learn about their electoral system and how they can participate. The toolkit…

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Review of Provincial Election Legislation

February 14, 2016

The Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee has been appointed to review the Election Act and the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act. Are you interested in how candidates and parties are financed or how provincial elections are run? What about government advertising during election periods? The Ethics and Accountability Committee would like to hear from you!

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