Elections in Canada


This guide can support student learning and research for civic, provincial and federal elections.


Print Resources, Books and Magazines

Look on L4U, our school's online catalogue or Regina Public Library's online catalogue with these keywords and phrases:

Subject Headings:

election Canada

Keywords & Phrases:

Dewey Decimal Numbers:

[You might include titles of books and magazines of particular interest.]



Type keywords and phrases into the search bar of these online resources.

Encyclopedia Britannica - You must be at school to have access to this or use the Regina Public Library with your library card number and PIN

Database Resources

  • Proquest Use Proquest to access Canadian Newsstand & CBCA Current Events for the most up to date news reports from across Canada. Also search past issues of Canadian newspapers for reports related to election issues. These news databases are accessible from any school computer, and from home through the E-Library services of Regina Public Library. A library card and PIN number are required. Ask at your local library branch.



StudentVote - created by a non-profit, non-partisan organization working with educators to establish habits of democratic citizenship within young Canadians. Register for free and get started.
Elections Canada on-line-Young Voters Site - (French version) - includes teaching resources
Democracy at the primary and secondary levels French version Teaching resources and free materials
Parliament of Canada - see the A-Z index at the bottom left for Education Programs and Elections as well as the section called "Learning About Parliament" in the middle column.

News Coverage
Election coverage from CBC
Election coverage from CTV
Election coverage from Global National

Political Party Websites
Conservative Party of Canada
Liberal Party of Canada
New Democratic Party of Canada
Bloc Quebecois
Green Party of Canada


Image & Sound Resources


Community Resources


For further searching refer to the following pages:
Reference Sources - atlases, encyclopedias, dictionairies, almanacs, etc.
Search Tools - search engines, directories, portals
Copyright Friendly Resources