NEWS RELEASE and 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!
Make a #VotePromise to help a non-voter vote!
Fixez un #RendezvousdeVote avec une personne qui ne vote pas et amenez-la voter

Monday, September 13, 2021

OTTAWA – Today, Democracy Education Network (DEN) announced that its video, and the French-language 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 or 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 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 website, and the website. As well, there are many images that can be downloaded for sharing at and

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:

#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: 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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Duff Conacher, Coordinator of and
Cell: 416-546-3443
Email: [email protected]

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    published this page in Media 2021-09-13 06:17:07 -0400

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