With the 2021 Canadian federal election right around the corner, it’s a daunting task to sift through all of the news in politics. You want to vote for the environment, but don’t know which platform speaks to your values. Don’t worry, we did the sifting for you and gathered some essential resources on how to get involved this election and vote for the planet!
For how to register to vote and how to vote for nature, check out One Earth One Vote here. This initiative focuses on voting in favour of a sustainable, nature-positive and equitable world for all.
Still not sure which parties share your views? Check out CBC’s Vote Compass here to find out! This algorithm was developed to explore the various platforms of the major political parties to find the one that aligns with your priorities.
To learn more about ways you can contribute to this election, including volunteering, contacting representatives, or learning about each party’s platform, explore David Suzuki Foundation’s “Ways to do more this election” here!
Want to take a stand and make a pledge to vote for nature? Then join Nature Canada’s “Vote for Nature'' pledge here! This initiative aims to increase awareness and hold the government responsible for taking action in favour of the planet.