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There are many ways to make politicians and political candidates aware of the issues in our sector. Pick one or two issues that you feel most strongly about, use any resources on this website, and share your own story.


Write letters and emails to your MLA / MP and local candidates

Invite your MLA / MP and local candidates to visit your agencies

VOTE! And encourage others in the sector to vote too

Be prepared to engage with candidates or volunteers when they are door-knocking or when they call

Attend candidate debates and participate during the question period

Invite your MLA / MP and local candidates to an event hosted by your organization

Use your social media platforms to raise awareness of issues. Include the hashtag #advocate4CDS in all social media communications

Tactics for Engaging Political Parties

Election 2019: Political Party Responses to the ACDS Survey

ACDS posed four questions related to the community disability sector to the major political parties

Individual party responses

Political Party Policy Platforms

Click here for a full list of Alberta's political parties and their websites