Democracy Bootcamp 2023 will feature panels with experts and politicians discussing current issues in democracy, as well as strategies for improving democratic engagement and civic discourse. Workshops will focus on best practices to foster constructive discussion skills, resources to support learning about perspectives and biases, as well as disinformation and online verification skills.

The event will take place at the Westin Nova Scotian in downtown Halifax on the evening of Thursday, March 23 (6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with reception to follow) and during the day on Friday, March 24 (8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

You can sign up for Democracy Bootcamp here: 

To support attendance, CIVIX will provide reimbursement for any release time costs (supply teacher expenses) as well as travel costs to Halifax. Complimentary shared accommodation is available at the Westin and private accommodation is available for a fee of $100.

There is a $60 registration fee, which will go towards the opening night reception and other event costs.

Space is limited, so please register soon if you are interested.

We hope to see you there!