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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 following are findings from a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults conducted by Abacus Data and commissioned by EY. In the federal election last fall,... more
2016 Federal Budget
Finance
Liberal Party of Canada
Justin Trudeau
Conservative Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
cdnpoli
Public Opinion Poll
Abacus Data
Canada
The Ghomeshi verdict came down yesterday and it was very disappointing, if predictable. It seems however, this case is bound to cause a lot of division,... more
Ghomeshi Trial
Sexual Harassment
Male-Female relations
Women
men
sexual identity
lovers
sex
CBC
Ghomeshi
Canadian law
Canada
I take no position on this particular case. But I am troubled by the chronic failure of the law and the media to distinguish between several different but... more
Hate-speech
law
hate-law
Canadian law
Human Rights Tribunals
Geert Wilders
Muslim
religion
Holland
Morocco
Canada
The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Hon. Kirsty Duncan,... more
science
Science Integrity Policy
Canadian government policy
cdnpoli
Canadian politics
Stephen Harper
long-form census
Environment Canada
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
media
Journalists
Scientific research
Transparency
scientists
Evidence for Democracy
Justin Trudeau
Navdeep Bains
Minstry of Innovation
Science and Economic Development
Kirsty Duncan
House of Commons
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
We all know Canada is a very large country with a relatively small population. It is true that on a per capita basis we have high greenhouse gas emissions but... more
Canada
climate change
Greenhouse Gases
emission reduction targets
global impacts
An estimated 2/3 of poverty could be eliminated simply by offering jobs, even at a minimum livable wage, to those willing to work. Yet the creation of jobs is... more
Jobs
Job Guarantee
Poverty
Income inequality
cdnpoli
Canada
Dear Interested Canadians, I have exciting news! The federal government is following through on their election promise to create a Chief Science Officer (CSO... more
science
Chief Science Officer
Evidence for Democracy
Canadian Government
Canada
January 4th, 2016 Ralph  Goodale, Public Safety Minister House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Re:    This is a complaint about systemic methods by which... more
investing
finances
Retirement
Fraud
rigged
crime. white colar crime
Securities Commission
OSC
ASC
Liberal Party of Canada
Ralph Goodale
Alberta
BC
Ontario
Canada
The Algonquin land claims settlement is a pitiful settlement: $300 million one-time buy-out and 1.3% of our traditional territory. We need to focus on this and... more
Algonquin Treaty Vote Ottawa
Algonquin First Nations
Algonquin Nation
Algonquin land claims
Nation-t0-Nation relationship
First Nations
First Nations treaties
Wampum Belt diplomacy
Identity politics
cdnpoli
Ontario
Canada
As someone who has served in the Canadian Army, worked for the Defence Research Board, and followed Canadian defence policy and practice for many years, I am... more
ISIS
Air Strikes
Canadian Armed Forces
Canadian defence policy
Middle East
Chamberlain
Churchill
Islamic State
Saudi Arabia
military training
Korean War
Harjit Singh Sajjan
US military
Canada
To referendum or not to referendum – that is not the only electoral reform question.  The overall issue is ensuring the review process, including any... more
electoral reform
Liberal Party of Canada
Parliamentary Committees
cdnpoli
proportional representation
referendum
Canada Elections Act
Supreme Court of Canada
Best Practices
evidence based decision making
Canada
The trouble is that we have two competing objectives, viz reversing the global and particularly the Canadian and companion western-world demographic trend, on... more
Demographics
Canadian population
Women
Children
child rearing
child care
subsidized child care spaces
Feminism
Canada
During the election the Liberals heard from Canadians on the new anti-terror bill C-51, and promised to repeal sections of this bill that are problematic. We... more
C51
Anti-terrorism act
Ralph Goodale
Civil Liberties
Liberal Party of Canada
cdnpoli
Public consultation
Canada

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