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Civic engagement and political participation, 2013

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Released: 2015-09-14

The study "Civic engagement and political participation in Canada" is now available.

The study provides a variety of information on the civic engagement of Canadians, particularly their participation in groups, organizations and associations, and examines the most common types of groups and the frequency of individuals' participation.

The study also presents the most recent data on various types of political activities in which Canadians take part, such as participating in public meetings, signing petitions and voting.

  Note to readers

A report that deals more specifically with the political participation and civic engagement of Canadian youth will be published on October 7.


The article "Civic engagement and political participation in Canada," which is part of the publication Spotlight on Canadians: Results from the General Social Survey (Catalogue number89-652-X), is now available from the Browse by key resource module of our website under Publications.

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