Growing Great Citizens is an integrated education program developed by Elections Nova Scotia. The program includes: hands-on activities, in-class workshops, an award-winning Canadian cartoon series, "Pillars of Freedom," an online, interactive game, games, puzzles, and other activities for young voters of the future, and resources for running student elections.
Growing Great Citizens is supported by school workshops delivered by Nova Scotia returning officers in the classroom.
Nova Scotia's SpringtideCo has created a series of entertaining and informative videos for all ages.
Here is the English video for parents and teachers. Scroll down this page for the French version of the video.
Elections Nova Scotia has developed a portfolio of activities and publications made available on this website in English and French. The portfolio has a special focus on Nova Scotia's role in the development of democracy in Canada. It contains activities for young Nova Scotians and materials in English and French including a replica newspaper from the mid-19th century, puzzles and quizzes http://electionsnovascotia.ca/learning-resources/history
Elections Nova Scotia now provides a resource package for student election organizers. It includes the following tools to support the student voting experience.
For further information contact Elections Nova Scotia:
phone: 902-424-3275 or toll-free: 1-800-565-1504
email: Elections at NovaScotia.ca