You may have heard that under the new Elections Act, Elections Canada cannot promote voting, so it’s up to us to raise awareness of the upcoming election. #ArtsVote resources are available here.

CADA/West will be promoting a few key tools. The easiest thing to do is use social media to join the discussion. Use the hashtag #artsvote with #cdnpoli to search for discussions that address arts topics you’re passionate about. Always remember to be respectful online and focus on the issues, not on the personalities associated with them.

Worried about what to say? Use this amazing infographic on how arts and culture contribute to Canadian society to bolster your argument.

Soon other resources will become available. Things like Parties’ Positions On Arts and Culture. This document will show you which parties support the arts so that you can cast your ballot accordingly.