democracy

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Yesterday was not a good day for those who still believe that democratic ideals matter. The day began with an iPolitics-sponsored debate featuring MPs who have... more
Bill C-10
democracy
Social Media
free speech
cdnpoli
Liberal Party of Canada
CALL FOR ACTION IN RESPONSE TO THE MASS ARREST OF HONG KONG PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS INVOLVED IN THE 2020 PRIMARY ELECTION January 6, 2021 In the morning of... more
Human Rights
China
hong kong
mass arrests
democracy
cdnpoli
On January 6, 2021, dozens of prominent former pro-democracy legislators, political activists, reporters, and legal experts were arrested for allegedly... more
democracy
hong kong
Global Affairs
Global Relations
  Elizabeth May of the Green Party of Canada spoke at the national press conference about the Greens stand with Hong Kong and urged the Canadian government... more
Elizabeth May
Green Party of Canada
HongKong
democracy
cdnpoli
Human Rights
Torontonian HongKongers
Action Group
THKAG
On May 26, the mayor and a majority on Ottawa City Council voted to dramatically worsen urban sprawl. This was the most important environmental vote this term... more
ottpoli
urban sprawl
climate change
democracy
Presentation to the City of Ottawa Ward Boundary Review: My name is Alex Cullen. I am currently President of the Belltown Neighbours Association, in Bay Ward,... more
ward boundaries
Re:  Andrew Coyne: I, for one, welcome our new world parliament overlords, Jan. 11, 2019 In the course of just 60 years, the population of Earth has exploded... more
UNPA
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

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