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Can you add any information to your chart now? Do you have any more questions?
c) Here are some photos of my bulletin boards: these are the resources we have used in the classroom.
b) What is the platform of the various parties?c) Compare the issues using comparison charts like these for 2006.
b) CBC.ca/dictionary of vocabulary words.
returning officerelectoral reform
Leader of the Opposition
House of Commons
c) Elections Canada has information in other languages, as well.
e.g. Education, Poverty, the economy, First Nations, Equality for families, Day Care, Definition of marriage, Immigration Policy, Free Trade, Health Care, , Low voter turnout, low percentage of young voters, the environment, gun violence, corruption in government, Senate Reform, fixed election policy made into law, first past the post.
b) i) What is the gender ratio of candidates (this is 2006 info) running in this election? Equal Voice is trying to increase the numbers of female candidates.
ii) What about the ethnic ratio of candidates? Does it vary by province, territory or rinding?
i) Write 5 questions a peer should be able to answer based on these graphs.ii)What do impact you think the "undecided" electors make? Check the polls, compare the events by looking at the enwspaper editorials on these topics.
b) i)Do you think that this information is reliable or accurate? ii) Do you think it has a direct effect on the election, rather than reporting news? iii) Does taking a poll change the election results?
d) Newspapers are owned by an increasingly smaller number of people. Compare coverage by various news sources.
e) Why do you think that the 2008 Election was called?
f) Election features
for election news.
Use this organizer for your note taking.
b) Do you know which rules apply to the Media on Election Day? Media at the Polls
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b) "Voting in Canada: How a Privilege Became a Right" -CBC Documentary on Equity Issues in the Canadian electoral process. How minority groups won the right to vote across history.
c) CBC Canada archives about previous elections. Great videotapes!
d) History of Federal Ridings since 1867. (Government of Canada)
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b) Here are some more research questions about Canada's House of Commons:i) What were the standings in the House of Commons?
b) Check out the editorial cartoons, the editorials, letters to the editor and look for bias on the part of reporters and individual newspapers.
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