Civics 101

Civics 101 illustrates how the provincial political process works and how citizens participate in that process enhancing their civic engagement.

Episodes

Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 4:00
Find out how little things we do in everyday life bolster our democratic society.
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 1:13
Budget vs. Economic Statement Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan answers the question how is the provincial budget different than an economic statement? URL: http://www.tvo.org/TVOsites/WebObjects/TvoMicrosite.woa?civics101_ask_an_mpp#Civics101
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 1:41
PC MPP John Yakabuski explains the definition of a committee URL http://www.tvo.org./TVOsites/WebObjects/TvoMicrosite.woa?civics101
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 1:23
PC MPP Peter Shurman explains the provinces' role in citizenship and immigration. URL http://www.tvo.org./TVOsites/WebObjects/TvoMicrosite.woa?civics101
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 3:10
One of the best ways for parents to become involved in civic life is to engage in their child's school. Together with teachers, the principal, Settlement workers, and other parents, the school can be an important centre in your community.
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 3:07
Learn all about all the different stages a bill goes through on its way to becoming a law.
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 1:20
Leeanna Pendergast, Liberal MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga answers the question, how can youth get involved in politics?
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 1:35
NDP MPP for Hamilton East Stoney-Creek, Paul Miller answers the question, how can a person enter politics?
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 1:49
Liberal MPP for Ottawa Centre, Yasir Naqvi answers the question, why run for political office?
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 1:40
PC MPP Julia Munro explains where ideas for legislation come from. URL http://www.tvo.org./TVOsites/WebObjects/TvoMicrosite.woa?civics101
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 1:48
PC MPP Toby Barrett (Haldimand-Norfolk) answers the question, what's an environmental assessment?
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 3:23
Learn about the rights guaranteed to you under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Human Rights Code as well as the responsibilities you have as a citizen living in Canada.
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 7:23
Dave Meslin talks to Steve Paikin about getting involved in local issues and municipal electoral reform.
Air Date: February 08, 2016 - 3:12
Find out how to cast your ballot the province of Ontario.
Air Date: April 27, 2010 - 5:03
Take a whirlwind tour of some of the key moments in the history of democracy as we know it.