Teaching Democracy though a social justice lens

by Janet Nicol

Following attendance at the “BC Teacher Institute for Parliamentary Democracy” program in Victoria last year, I wrote an article about the speakers, events and interaction with other participating BC teachers.

As a result of one workshop, a few of us set up a Facebook page promoting registration of BC youth at age 16 so they are “voter ready” at 18. https://www.facebook.com/voteregistryat16

The article is available on line at the BC Teachers’ Federation website –



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