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Aspects of Citizenship and Government in Canada

Digital resources (web tools and apps) for Gr 5 social studies (Aspects of Citizenship and Government in Canada).

Elections Canada Online | Welcome Students

The importance of voting doesn't apply only to federal politics, once you turn 18. Below, you'll find resources for organizing school elections, research materials for essays or projects, and much more. - Canada Votes - Leaders

Canada Votes 2008 - Leaders

What is Canada's political system?

The political party that has the largest number of MPPs forms the government, and its leader becomes premier. The premier is the head of government in Ontario.

How Canadians Govern Themselves

The late Senator Eugene A. Forsey originally wrote How Canadians Govern Themselves to answer questions that people just like you had about Canada’s system of government.
Now you can see the themes from his book supported by interactive games, videos, pictures and animations or you can view the full text on its own.

Home - Parliament Hill - PWGSC

Here you will find information about the history of Parliament Hill.

Elections Canada On-line - Élections Canada en ligne

Web site of Elections Canada - Site Web d'Élections Canada.

First among equals, the Prime Minister in Canadian life and politics - Children's version

Information on Canada's prime ministers, written for children in grades 4 to 6. The site includes profiles, photos, games and resources for children and teachers.

CBC Becoming Canadian: From Immigrant to Citizen

year, more than a quarter of a million people enter Canada as immigrants.
They have chosen this country as a land of opportunity or they are
escaping poverty, oppression or war.