Each election, Student Vote Canada provides resources to help educators improve civic literacy among students, as well as introduce the concepts of governance and democracy, which helps to increase awareness about the workings of government in Canada. It also teaches students how to effectively participate as active and informed citizens in their communities.
Student Vote Canada elections were held at both St. Patrick’s Catholic High School, Sarnia and Ursuline College, Chatham.
The results were very interesting. At St. Patrick’s the top three finishers were the New Democrats with 283 votes; followed by the Conservatives at 254 and the Green Party at 131 votes. The Liberals finished fourth with 84 votes. At Ursuline College the Conservatives finished on top with 204 votes, followed by the Liberals at 192 and the New Democrats at 176.