CIVIX is a non-partisan charity dedicated to developing good habits and democratic skills in students.

Thus, they will be able to contribute to the development of a strong and inclusive democracy.

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Our Programs

  • Student Vote

    Student Vote is a parallel election program that began in 2003 with the Ontario provincial election and coincides with municipal, provincial / territorial and federal general elections. Students under the voting age have the opportunity to learn about government and the electoral process. Students learn about government and the electoral process, research candidates, parties and […]

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  • Student Budget Consultation

    The Student Budget Consultation program provides high school students with an opportunity to learn more about the Government of Quebec’s revenues and expenditures, its public policies and any pressing political and economic issues. Students are asked to share their insights on priorities of the upcoming provincial budget through a survey, and results are shared with […]

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  • Rep Day

    The Rep Day program brings Members of the National Assembly and Members of Parliament in Québec into classrooms for an engaging discussion on their role as an elected representative and current political issues. The goal is to establish a dialogue between elected representatives and their young constituents as well as to dispel trivial stereotypes of […]

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  • Pollinise

    Pollinise was created in the lead up to the 2018 Quebec provincial election and is the result of a lengthy research process in order to provide an accessible understanding of political positions. CIVIX-Quebec is proud to have worked with different partners on this project which led to the online launch of a unique tool that […]

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  • Vote Compass Youth Edition

    For years, Quebec teachers have asked for a student-friendly resource to help students explore political issues and perspectives. This is why Civix-Québec has partnered with Vox Pop Labs to develop a youth edition of their popular Vote Compass tool for Québec students. The Vote Compass Youth Edition is an interactive tool, offered during and between […]

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  • News Literacy

    The News Literacy Kit is a free, turn-key program to help teachers educate their students on 21st century issues related to information and social media. This program aims to help students develop a critical view of online media and information. CIVIX-Quebec seeks to help students develop the necessary tools to address the “fake news” phenomenon. […]

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  • Democracy Bootcamp

    CIVIX’s Democracy Bootcamps are professional development conferences that aim to give elementary and high school teachers the necessary tools to talk about democracy in their classrooms. Three Bootcamps were successfully organized in Quebec in 2015, 2017 and 2018. These conferences are the perfect opportunity for teachers from all over Quebec to exchange on the best […]

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