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Dear Fellow Citizens, Let us pause and consider for a moment, the fine kettle of fish, in which we find ourselves; 1.         About an hour ago, I leashed up... more
governance
councillor chill
contradictory policies
Jim Watson
Jan Harder
Alan Hubley
Tobi Nussbaum
Jeff Leiper
Ottawa City Hall
municipal policy
NCC-CCN
Infill
roads
Development
democracy
City of Ottawa
Walkley Rd.
City Council
Public consultation
It was one of the more remark-able moments in a long campaign. A poised Justin Trudeau was being interviewed by CBC’s Peter Mansbridge. When asked about... more
governance
Justin Trudeau
Pierre Elliot Trudeau
Cabinet
Public Service
Parliamentary Committees
centralized political organization
OTTAWA - Today, Democracy Watch launched its Stop Unfair Post-Election Actions letter-writing campaign that calls on Governor General David Johnston and... more
Elections 2015
governance
Governor General
Minority Government
constitutional conventions
constitutional crisis
elxn42
elxn2015
cdnpoli
If, at this point in the federal election campaign, your inclination is to vote, “None of the above,” you might be happy to know that’s what you have right now... more
Elections 2015
governance
elxn42
elxn2015
Privy Council
Governor-General
caretaker convention
climate change
House of Commons
Westminster system
Liberal Party of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
NDP
Green Party of Canada
 Q: Would you improve transparency and accountability? If yes, how? A: Yes, is the short answer. I would strive to achieve the goals through several parallel... more
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
governance
Lobbyist Registry
City of Ottawa Management
Alexander Aronec
crime
Police
Cith Hall
Ottawa City Council
City of Ottawa
Ottawa
Dear political party leaders: According to all experts, the powers of the Canadian Prime Minister and provincial premiers exceed the powers of any other... more
Canadian democracy
governance
Abuse of Power
Democracy Watch
democracy
Prime Minister
Provincial Premiers
Canada
The federal Conservatives have backed off on some unfair measures in their proposed so-called "Fair Elections Act" (Bill C-23) but they are not proposing... more
Fair Elections Act
governance
electoral reform
Conservative Party
Election 2015
Canada
Last month, more than 160 professors signed an open letter to express grave concerns about the damage to Canadian democracy that the “Fair Elections Act,” Bill... more
Fair Elections Act
governance
Academics
Conservative Party
Conservative Party of Canada
Federal Government
elections
electoral reform
Elections Act
Pierre Poilievre
Elections Canada
Canada
Bill C-23 is a travesty. To overhaul our election laws without consulting the rest of Parliament shows the complete and utter disregard that the Conservative... more
Fair Elections Act
Bill C-23
democracy
governance
Robocalls
Michael Sona
Conservative Party
Conservative Party of Canada
Canada
Canadians are getting used to the tactics of Mr. Harper's team-of-total-control. They are no longer surprised by the persistent practice of badmouthing the... more
democracy
voting
Stephen Harper
Pierre Poilievre
Canadian Elections
2015
Marc Mayrand
Sheila Fraser
governance
electoral reform
Canada
Summary of Michael Chong’s Keynote Address, Debate on The Reform Act, C-559, Hart House, UofT, March 11, 2014 Mr. Chong thanks the MC for the introduction and... more
democracy
Reform Act
Michael Chong
electoral reform
governance
Conservative Party
MPs
Conservative Party of Canada
Canada
The recognized non-partisan experts keep telling us one thing. But, our very partisan politicians keep telling us that they don't believe the experts - just... more
democracy
Electoral System
Canada
Fair Elections Act
Pierre Poilievre
Stephen Harper
Harry Neufeld
governance
Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada, will be giving the 2014 Mallory Lecture at McGill... more
democracy
Canadian Elections
Mallory Lecture at McGill University
governance
Elizabeth May
J.R. Mallory
Noah Richler
John Gomery
Bob Rae
electoral reform
youth
Canada
The IT sub-commitee of the City of Ottawa has helped implement some very good service enhancements for citizens of Ottawa since its inception in 2009. We now... more
2014 Municipal election
Best Practices
IT Innovation
Cost Savings
governance
Ottawa
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
I've had my fill of Canada's current federal government. Stephen Harper's Conservatives have broken the trust of Canadians all across the country. Instead of... more
Fair Elections Act
Bill C 23
electoral reform
governance
Stephen Harper
Conservative Party
Conservative Party of Canada
Dr. Qais Ghanem
Politics
poem
poetry
Canada

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