Fitzgerald v. Alberta – Do kids have the right to vote in elections?

This activity will help students taking CTS: Legal Studies (1020) to describe the relationship between rights and responsibilities; explore sources of protection of rights and freedoms; and discuss methods of protecting rights and responsibilities

Grade 9 Social Studies students will appreciate and explore the impact that the Charter has on rights and governance in Canada; appreciate the various effects of government policies on citizenship and on Canadian society; and assess, critically, the impact of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on the legislative process in Canada by exploring and reflecting upon how the Charter supports individuals in exercising their rights.

Dated Added:
March 1, 2010
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LawCentral Schools
English Only
Grades 10 - 12, Grades 7 - 9
Legal Studies, Social Studies
Charter of Rights, Elections