democracy

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Today, as Bill C-76 heads back to the House of Commons from the House Procedure Affairs Committee, Democracy Watch called on MPs, among other key changes to... more
democracy
Canpoli
Bill C-76
Official Israeli Discrimination Enhanced by New Law The Jewish citizens of Israel recently gained an enhanced measure of official dominance over Palestinian... more
Palestine / Israel
Eretz
Israel
Palestine
Stephen Harper
Benjamin Netanyahu
democracy
Middle East
By William H. McRaven Dear Mr. President: Former CIA director John Brennan, whose security clearance you revoked on Wednesday, is one of the finest public... more
President Donald Trump
US President
Donald Trump
William H. McRaven
security clearance
democracy
USpoli
Democracy, originally referred to in Greek as Demos Kratos or the power of people, can be questionable in Western and Eastern democracies from the angles of... more
Yasser Harrak
Robert Rohshneider
Alan S Gerber
Thomas A Baylis
OTTAWA - Today, Democracy Watch announced that it expects a response from Elections Ontario this week to the lawyer’s letter it sent on March 6th to Ontario’s... more
elxn2018
Elections Ontario
Democracy Watch
Election Ads
democracy
ONPoli
This week’s developments on the light-rail transit file have left me pondering questions about core roles and responsibilities in our democratic system. Much... more
LRT
City of Ottawa
Mayor Jim Watson
2018 Municipal Budget
ottpoli
Tobi Nussbaum
governance
democracy
by Duff Conacher In all the spin and the counter-spin concerning Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s conflicts of interest scandal, what are the real problems, and... more
Bill Morneau
Ethics
Liberal Party of Canada
Justin Trudeau
Ethics Commissioner
democracy
cdnpoli
Democracy Watch
Economic development and its impact on the status of democracy is a fascinating discussion. Western democracies have long established a perfect correlation... more
Barbara Geddes
Yasser Harrak
Samuel Huntington
Leonardo Villaton
Matthew Loveless
Arend Lijphart
Ross Bukhart
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

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