The Federal Election will take place on September 20th, 2021. This page brings together a variety of resources and other tools to help you make your decision in election 2021. 


Returning ‘back to normal’ is not good enough: this presents a unique opportunity for our future Government to make investments and commitments that will allow Canada not just to recover, but to thrive. CASW's Election Handbook, which grades the federal parties' platforms against CASW advocacy priorities and policy positions, is now available:



Select a category to read what commitments CASW is looking for in the federal party platforms. 

A Bold and Just Future

Mental Health

Supporting Social Workers
for Better Social Outcomes


and the Criminal Code

Social Policy
and the Criminal Code

Climate Change

Palliative Care



CASW Resources

•    Position Papers: read through existing CASW statements and recommendations on a variety of topics important to the social work profession
•    Statements and News: get a better sense of all CASW's work and priorities leading up to election 2021

CASW Coalition Resources

Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children: Federal election 2021 -- Child care & early learning as a rights issue.

Vote Housing is a national non-partisan campaign designed to engage and mobilize Canadians to pledge to Vote Housing in the upcoming federal election.

Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada

Beyond COVID-19: HEAL’s recommendations for a healthier nation

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: Election 44

Child Care Now: Election Toolkit -- Vote Child Care for All

Vote Compass 

an interactive tool developed by political scientists for exploring how your views align with those of the parties 

Are you registered to vote?

Check whether you are registered to vote and register if you aren't already, or update your address using the Elections Canada Voter Registration Service

Access the Party Websites

•    Conservative Party of Canada 
•    Green Party of Canada
•    Liberal Party of Canada
•    New Democratic Party of Canada


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