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Welcome to the official page for Democrats living in Canada!

Volunteer: We need chapter leaders and local committees! Our chapters in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Niagara Region, London, Hamilton, Toronto, National Capital Region (Ottawa/Gatineau), Montreal and Atlantic Region are waiting for YOU! Volunteers are planning fun and informative events where they live. They are helping voters to register, phoning voters, and helping bring together some of the one million Americans in Canada!
For more information, contact chair@democratsabroad.ca or call toll-free at 1-877-336-2008. In Toronto/GTA, call 416-916-2022

DA Canada Leadership:

Steve Nardi
| Country Chair
Heidi Burch
| DA Canada Executive Vice Chair/Global GOTV Co-Chair/DA Canada Victoria Chapter Member-at-Large
Edward Ungar
| Vice Chair
Christine Odunlami
| Vice Chair, Youth Caucus Chair Canada, Youth Caucus Americas Regional Leader
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  • News

    Americans in Canada invited to volunteer in swing districts

    Democrats Abroad Canada has been approached by campaigns in critical swing districts in border-states asking for volunteers willing to travel help on the ground in a number of ways. The need is especially great on the weekend of Nov 2nd-4th and on election day, Nov 6.

    While we’ve had dozens of volunteers across Canada phone-banking Americans living abroad, our proximity to the border states provides a unique opportunity among our diaspora in that most of us can travel relatively short distances to participate on the ground to possibly tip the balance in certain very tight races.

    Here are comments from someone working with Danny O’Connor who came within 1,600 votes in the special election in Ohio’s 12th District and is running again:

    We have moved onto organizing Get Out The Vote canvass parties across the state with a focus on the last weekend before the election, although we have events every weekend. Lining up volunteers from in state and out of state as well as places for people to stay. In addition, we have phone banks set up but boots on ground is focus. This election is going to be won by whoever gets the base plus the tiny group of independents who usually stay home off the couch.

    Due to liability risks, Dems Abroad can’t officially organize car trips to the States. However, we know that several people are planning to travel to critical swing districts over the next couple of weeks to volunteer in campaigns. Dems Abroad will collect information for those who would like to join one of these trips. We will then share the information with those who indicated a specific canvassing opportunity and the campaign coordinator in the district. At that point it’ll be up to the group to coordinate activities.

    The comments about the opportunities in Ohio’s 12th District are representative of what’s available if you’re wanting to get more involved.

    To indicate your interest please click here and complete the form. We plan to distribute group details by Oct. 26th to coordinate plans. You’ll see 3 specific districts who are seeking volunteers however if you have another district you’re planning to travel to or would like to volunteer for, you can indicate that on the form.

    Democratically yours,

    Steve Nardi
    Chair, Democrats Abroad Canada 

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    Canada Opens GOTV Office in Toronto! Volunteers Needed!

    Join the team in making sure we vote them out! We are phoning Democrats in Flippable states - our votes can be the difference!

    Click here to join the team!

     

     

     

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    Upcoming Events

    Tuesday, September 04, 2018 at 12:00 PM through November 05, 2018
    Eaton Centre Tower in Toronto, ON, Canada

    Volunteer to phone Democrats at the DACA GOTV Office in Toronto!

    Sign up to Volunteer! Shifts from 12 noon to 9 pm, 7 days a week! Be a part of the team that will get thousands  Democrats Abroad to VOTE THEM OUT! Email GOTV_Office@democratsabroad.ca with questions. 

    We're counting on you to  for a volunteer shift to help turn Congress Blue on November 6. 
    Located at Yonge/Dundas in the heart of downtown Toronto and conveniently located on the subway line, our campaign office is open 7 days a week from 12-9 pm.
    Make a difference by signing up for a volunteer shift at https://www.volunteersignup.org/7WRXCand our National Volunteer Coordinator will follow up with you via email within 48 hours.
    Studies have shown that direct voter contact is the most effective way to drive voter turnout. 
    You have only one vote, but you can turnout dozens of votes in districts that will be decided by a margin of only dozens of votes.
    >>> Signup for a volunteer shift today at https://www.volunteersignup.org/7WRXC <<<

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    Tuesday, November 06, 2018 at 06:30 PM through November 07, 2018 · 101 rsvps
    The Madison Pub in Toronto, ON, Canada

    Election Night Watch

    Let us know if you're  interested in joining us for Election Night Watch 2018, the most consequential midterm elections ever!  Come watch this historic event and meet your fellow members! $5 Donation at the door. T-Shirts and Buttons for sale.