Kids get a close-up look at the political process and explore all aspects of an election -- from the day Parliament is dissolved to the day after the polls close. Granfield charts the evolution of elections to the present day, when a candidate's media image can make or break the campaign. Canada Votes lets kids in on how voting lists are now compiled electronically, what issue the last national referendum decided and more.close this panel
A very good look at Canadian government for junior readers. Explains, with useful, lighthearted black and white illustrations, how Canadian federal elections are run, from every angle - polling stations, campaigns, eligibility, etc.