MEDIA RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE

VoteParty.ca and PartyVote.ca ads running before every movie in Cineplex theatres across Canada

14 well-known Canadians helping spread the messages to
Make a #VoteDate with a non-voter and help them vote!
and
Make a #VotePromise to help a non-voter vote!
and
Fixez un #RendezvousdeVote avec une personne qui ne vote pas et amenez-la voter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, September 13, 2021

OTTAWA – Today, Democracy Education Network (DEN) announced that its VoteParty.ca video, and the French-language PartyVote.ca video, are being shown before every movie in 159 Cineplex theatres across Canada through to Thursday, September 16th. Cineplex Entertainment has generously donated the cost of showing the video.

The videos in movie theatres are part of DEN’s national effort to increase the number of voters, especially young voters, who vote in the federal election, following up on its successful effort during the 2015 fall federal election that reached 3.5 million people across Canada and during the 2019 election that reached 1.5 million people across Canada.

Fourteen well-known Canadians have made videos with the VoteParty.ca or VotePromise.ca messages, including a Canadian celebrity montage English-language video featuring Rick Mercer, MAGIC! (#1 song “Rude”), Ashley Carlingbull (actress and Mrs. Universe), Michelle Morgan (from CBC’s “Heartland”) and Elena Juatco (from CTV’s “Jann”).

The French-language PartyVote.ca video features Florence K, CBC’s C’est formidable radio show host and musician.

The videos by the other well-known Canadians can be seen on the VoteParty.ca website, and the VotePromise.ca website. As well, there are many images that can be downloaded for sharing at VoteParty.ca and VotePromise.ca.

All are invited to come to the national #VoteParty on September 20th election night. Share your reaction to the election results, and what’s going on at your local Vote Party, on Twitter with #VoteParty, and on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/149158244050252.

#VoteParty promises to be a great party.

Anyone who wants to invite other people in their area to a local Vote Party on September 20th can upload their party details, and if they want also send out invitations, at: http://www.voteparty.ca/vote_parties

VoteParty.ca is an initiative of Democracy Education Network, since 1993 one of Canada’s leading civics education organizations, and a partner organization of Democracy Watch.

Let’s get this #VoteParty started!

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Duff Conacher, Coordinator of VoteParty.ca and VotePromise.ca
Cell: 416-546-3443
Email: [email protected]
Internet: http://VoteParty.ca

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  • Duff Conacher
    published this page in News 2021-09-13 06:19:11 -0400

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