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Political process and voting
This online resource is provided by the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and allows you to look up any MLA in the province. To find information about an individual Member, select a Name or Riding in one of the drop down boxes on the form and then click on go.
Elections Albertas' mission is to deliver effective non-partisan that meet the electoral needs of Albertans.
The purpose of this website is to allow voters to register for the first time, or to change existing registration information. You will need an Alberta Driver's Licence or an Alberta Identification Card for each individual aged 16 or over that you wish to register. Your registration should take less than five minutes to complete. If you would like additional information, please use the Contact Us link on the left or below to reach Elections Alberta staff.
2019 Voting Guide for Indigenous Women, Two-spirit, and LGBTQQIA Voters was created by the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) with support from Elections Canada. The voting guide takes Indigenous women and gender-diverse people through a step-by-step process:
- how to register to vote
- how to vote if you are a student
- how to prove your identity and address
- what types of identification items you can use to prove your identity and address
- how to vote at the advance polls, by mail or on election day
- what to expect at the polling station
Along with a list of the political parties, the guide offers a number of tips on how to decide whom to vote for (for example, think about the issues you care about and look at how the different parties address those issues) and provides a section on how Canada’s political system works.
The people, past and present, who represent Canadians in Parliament and the key players in the parliamentary process. The site has a wide range of resources about Parliament designed for teachers and students to assist in explaining how parliament works.