Canadian Elections

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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
Français à suivre For Immediate Release Electoral reformers across the country are relieved and thrilled to see the launch of the Special Committee on... more
Fair Vote Canada
electoral reform
proportional representation
voting
Canadian Elections
cdnpoli
inclusive
accessible
engagement
effective
integrity
local representation
Some politicians and commentators have recently made proposals that won’t stop big money from corrupting Canadian politics. The most questionable claim is that... more
electoral reform
Political fundraising
Ontario Political Fundraising
per vote subsidy
democracy
Quebec
campaign spending
corporate and union donations
Campaign donations
Campaign donation limits
3rd party advertising
Advertising
elections
cdnpoli
Canadian Elections
Ethics
Canada
The revived argument in political debates that “union bosses” are able to significantly influence the outcome of elections in Canada, such as the recent... more
Elections 2015
Unions
Canadian Elections
cdnpoli
Liberal Party of Ontario
Jobs
construction jobs
Canadian Armed Forces
Helmets to Hard hats
Greg Matte
elxn42
elxn2015
Hair is in the election-season air. I didn’t put it there – those attack ads on Mr. Trudeau introduced the subject, with “Nice hair, Justin” – but now that the... more
Elections 2015
Stephen Harper
hairgate
Justin Trudeau
Tom Mulcair
Margaret Atwood
Mike Duffy
elxn42
elxn2015
2015 Federal Election
Canadian Elections
Canadian Federal Election 2015
Conservative Party of Canada
Political Attack ads
One in five are following the Duffy trial closely (22%) The Mike Duffy trial has captured the attention of a significant number of voters with 22% saying they... more
Elections 2015
Mike Duffy
Stephen Harper
Nigel Wright
Senate
Senate scandal
Conservative Party of Canada
Politics
elxn42
elxn2015
2015 Federal Election
Canadian Elections
Prime Minister Harper’s former top aide Nigel Wright has begun testifying at the criminal trial of Conservative Senator Mike Duffy – and so far Wright’s... more
Elections 2015
Democracy Watch
Mike Duffy
Stephen Harper
Nigel Wright
Ray Novak
Senate
Canadian Senate
PMO
Conservative Party of Canada
Corruption
Politics
elxn42
elxn2015
2015 Federal Election
Canadian Elections
Last week, I wrote that the Munk School of Global Affairs received $9 million in federal research grants, and hinted about a possible  conflict of interest... more
Munk School of Global Affairs
Munk Debates
Janice Stein
Election 2015
Leaders Debate
2015 Federal Election
Canadian Elections
Liberal Party of Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
NDP
Green Party of Canada
cdnpoli
Elizabeth May
Rudyard Griffiths
Canada
Elections 2015
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
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