Springtide has created 11 videos explaining Canadian democracy in plain language.
The Three Minute Citizen explains how government works in Canada. Why is democracy a good thing? How does democracy work in Canada? Why do we have the system of government we do? How does your vote influence who forms the government? What role do political parties play, and how does someone get elected? What is each level of government responsible for? Where does the government get it’s money, and what does it do with it? How can citizens influence the political process from outside the system? We explore answers to these questions and more.