Canadian Encyclopedia: 30 events in the evolution of our elections

Some difference-making election moments, from The Canadian Encyclopedia’s 30th-anniversary lists of what make us proud to be Canadian

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, The Canadian Encyclopedia created 30 lists of 30 things that make us proud to be Canadian, from famous people and historic events, to iconic foods and influential artists. Read more of their lists here.

Elections are a process in which Canadian citizens express their choice for their government representative. Though we may take them for granted today, our democratic institutions were much different in the past. Here are just a few of the ways our electoral system has changed and evolved over time.

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