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It is time for an urgent clarion call. Given the retrograde pits inhabited by our ruling politicians and the avaricious over-reach of myopic big-business... more
America
democracy
law
Justice
USpoli
lawyers
Students
judges
religion
civil rights
business people
Business
consumers
professors
Nurses
Doctors
Veterans
media
Journalists
scientists
Technology
The word “politics” is derived from the Greek word “politikos” which means the practice and theory of dealing with and influencing people.  In most people’s... more
U.S.A. Politics
USpoli
Donald Trump
Politics
Communications
democracy
propaganda
Dear Canadians, As a Canadian organization for proportional representation, we don't take positions for or against parties and politicians. But Tuesday night,... more
electoral reform
proportional representation
MMP
democracy
Fair Vote Canada
Donald Trump
Hilary Clinton
all-party committee on electoral reform
Justin Trudeau
Maryam Monsef
cdnpoli
Now that parliamentarians are starting to talk seriously about changing the way we elect MPs, the nay-sayers have come out with the most common argument to... more
electoral reform
Government
voting
democracy
cdnpoli
change vote
FairVote Canada
Politics
elections
Canadian Elections
Canadian politics
There has been a lot of media attention recently regarding political fundraising from corporations at Queen's Park. It appears that the Wynne Government has... more
Municipal elections
corporate campaign contributions
union campaign contributions
Bill 181
democracy
ONPoli
ottpoli
Kathleen Wynne
OTTAWA - Today, Democracy Watch called on the Ontario and B.C. ethics commissioners, and ethics commissioners across the country, to do their jobs properly by... more
Political fundraising
Ethics
democracy
elections
Ethics Commission
Ontario Liberal Party
Kathleen Wynne
Conflict of interest
illegal
Duff Conacher
Democracy Watch
ONPoli
Ontario
British Columbia
Canadian law
Canada
The Green Party of Canada is facing a crisis. In the most recent election, it failed to gain more seats than in 2011. Bruce Hyer one of its deputy leaders... more
Green Party of Canada
Leadership Review
Elizabeth May
Colin Griffiths
participatory democracy
democracy
cdnpoli
Pontiac
Canada
Alien interest groups approach Canadian elected or appointed government officials to lobby for their interests. Lobbying can be at the federal, provincial and... more
Denis Coderre
Montreal Mayor
Mohamed 6
Morocco Atheists
Morocco Shia
Speech from the Throne
We are a diverse group of academics with different political views and different political allegiances. We are united by a common interest in the integrity of... more
Elections 2015
Conservative Party of Canada
values
law
Ethics
propaganda
religious minorities
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Stephen Harper
Racism
rights
liberties
freedom
hate
democracy
Politics
elxn42
elxn2015
It is telling that there was no Conservative candidate at the all-candidates meeting organized by the City of Ottawa. Apparently this is happening in many... more
Elections 2015
Conservative Party of Canada
democracy
Conservatives
Voters
All-candidates meeting
elxn42
elxn2015s
Dear Senators, Stop Bill C-51! It is ridiculous that there is even a chance this could go through. I am outraged at what Harper is doing and if it continues I... more
Bill C-51
democracy
spying
Anti-Terrorism
Terrorism
Canadian Senate
Stephen Harper
Conservative Party of Canada
Canadian government policy
privacy
CSIS
Canada
Why Corporate Campaign Contributions Are Undemocratic By Alex Cullen   Next week Ottawa City Council will be debating a motion from rookie Councillor Tobi... more
Municipal elections
corporate contributions
democracy
City of Ottawa policy
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Open letter to Wildrose members: Today is an historic day for Alberta. We believe the time is right to unify our conservative family under shared principles... more
Wildrose Party
Party mergers
democracy
Alberta provincial politics
Danielle Smith
Jim Prentice
Alberta
Dear Friends, I am pleased to inform you that our government is taking steps to protect the freedom of people who speak out on matters of public interest. The... more
Protection of Public Participation Act
community issues
electoral reform
democracy
ONPoli
Canadians -- I am deeply saddened by yesterday’s horrific events here in Ottawa, and unreservedly condemn these brutal and heartless acts of violence. This... more
Ottawa Shooting
Attack on Parliament
democracy
Terrorism
Justin Trudeau
Federal Government
Canadian Parliament
Liberal Party of Canada
Canada

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