Canadian democracy

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Introduction:  This is an overview of New York’s Campaign Finance System. Its purpose is to provide an understanding of how donations transparency and dollar... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
Ontario
ONPoli
  "Executive Summary:   What is Campaign Fairness?  Campaign Fairness Ontario is a not-for-profit organization that traces its beginnings to 2009 and was... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
Ontario
ONPoli
"Developers play a disproportionate role in financing municipal politics. Through seeking out and funding pro-development candidates, they are able to fill... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
ONPoli
"Introduction: Municipal governments are often described as the level of government most accessible to its citizens, the government whose services touch... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
Ottawa
ottpoli
"Two years ago, in a report to the City of Ottawa’s Corporate Services & Economic Development Committee and City Council, I prepared an analysis of the... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal elections
Ottawa
ottpoli
"In the 2003 municipal election for the City of Ottawa’s 22 council seats (Mayor plus 21 ward councillors) a remarkable thing happened: every incumbent... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
municipal election finances
Ottawa
ottpoli
Last week, Jan Harder resigned from Chair of Planning Committee amid allegations of conflict of interest with the Ottawa developer community. This is only the... more
Canada has yet to bring Quebec into the constitutional fold with dignity following the "night of the long knives" in November 1981, and the failures of Meech... more
Canadian Constitution
Canadian democracy
NotWithStanding clause
Peter Biro
cdnpoli
OTTAWA - Today, Democracy Watch released details about the lawsuit it filed last Thursday in the Federal Court of Appeal challenging the Ethics Commissioner's... more
Democracy Watch
Canadian democracy
Ethics Commissioner
Bill Morneau
cdnpoli
OTTAWA - Today, Democracy Watch called on the federal Liberals to change their proposed “new” Cabinet appointments system as it is essentially the same process... more
Canadian democracy
cabinet appointments
Canadian Senate
Liberal Party of Canada
Canadian government policy
Justin Trudeau
Canada
Dear Canadian Political Party Leaders: Canadian experts have spoken loudly and clearly against Bill C-51. Lawyers, privacy commissioners, intelligence officers... more
Elections 2015
Bill C-51
Canadian democracy
privacy
spying
Freedom of speech
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Terrorism
elxn2015
elxn42
A deafening drumbeat whipped an already fevered crowd into a roar as Thomas Mulcair strode upon the stage like a conquering general, surveying the orange-clad... more
Thomas Mulcair
Stephen Harper
Canadian politics
cndpoli
elxn2015
2015 Federal Election
Elections 2015
“This case is about the right to vote – the cornerstone of democracy.” With these words lawyer Steven Shrybman opened hearings against the Harper Conservatives... more
Fair Elections Act
Council of Canadians
Canadian democracy
Voter ID cards
Conservative Party of Canad
Steven Shrybman
Canadian Federation of Students
Students
Elections Canada
Harry Neufeld
cdnpoli
Canada
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
Sheila Fraser, former Auditor General of Canada, has now joined a long list of respected people to point out the dangers in the proposed legislation. In her... more
democracy
Politics
Elections Act
Fair Elections Act
governance
Shiela Fraser
Pierre Poilievre
Canada