Nova Scotia Election Information and Resources for Parents
Great citizens are made, not born
It's a fact. Children who get involved in the community at a young age, come to understand the world around them and become connected. They grow into citizens who want to make positive changes in the world.
The research shows that you are your child's first and most influential teacher.
By doing what comes naturally, you have the power to teach, guide, and change the course of a life, a life you care about. It can be simple shared experiences, talking about things that are going on in the world and why; and encouraging questions.
At election time, take your child with you when you vote. Talk about why you vote. If your child is older, talk about the issues, what democracy is all about and why you participate.
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.