governance

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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
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
"I didn't know it was your table - it's laid for a great many more than three." - Alice to the March Hare, "Alice in Wonderland" So why is a raven like a... more
Ottawa police
City of Ottawa
Mayor Jim Watson
Eli El-Chantiry
Charles Bordeleau
Ottawa Police Services Board
Ottawa Police Service
gangs
violence
guns
municipal
governance
Ottawa Citizen
Police Services Act
Ontario Civilian Police Commission
Ottawa Police Services
Ottawa Police Association
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
It would seem that Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada is still the same party as it was under Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin. Remember the ... more
Elections 2015
Liberal Party of Canada
Justin Trudeau
Dan Gagnier
political scandal
Energy East pipeline
TransCanada
lobbying
Transparency
governance
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
Today, Democracy Watch called for democratic changes to Ontario's political system in response to the clear crisis of low voter turnout in the provincial... more
Elections Ontario
2014 Municipal election
false majority
Ontario Liberal Party
governance
democratic elections
Politics
Democracy Watch
Ontario
Canada
2014 Ottawa Municipal Election
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
Even at my age, I simply had to do something about this undemocratic government that rides roughshod over us Canadians, with 39% of the popular vote. So I... more
Fair Elections Act
democracy
Stehphen Harper
Pierre Poilievre
constituents
governance
Transparency
Canada
A huge stunner from Harper’s former Communications Director Geoff Norquay today on CBC’s Power and Politics, suggesting that the Fair Elections Act is... more
Fair Elections Act
governance
electoral reform
CBC Power in Politics
Conservative Party of Canada
Conservative Party
Stepen Harper
Pierre Poilivre
Politics
Canada

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