Do you live in Ontario? Me too! Democracy is more than just voting once every few years. It requires active participation from you to remain representative. Don’t worry, it is easy to do. I have provided some current links for residents of Ontario down below, and they are much more interesting that some Buzzfeed quiz that tells determines your secret Disney princess alter ego…
Here are some ways you can participate in democracy from the comfort of your couch and comfy, cozy PJs:
Public Consultations There are numerous surveys and other forms of public consultation at the provincial level on that website, but the one that most interested me was the 2021 budget consultation which asked for a lot of feedback on the types of aid being provided for COVID-19 relief.
Don’t forget to regularly check the Government of Ontario’s online consultation website EngageON.