Like many of my generation, we grew up believing that our governments would take care of business, while we were free to go about ours. If anything, the last decade has shown us how dangerous this assumption has become. Many… Read More ›
Voting and Elections
More than 500 women have signed the public statement below to protest the politics of division being practised in Canada today. I am very proud to stand in such distinguished company. The original statement and the 500+ and counting signatories… Read More ›
The Harper Record 2008-2015 “Dismantling democracy: Stifling debate and dissent for civil society and Indigenous peoples” #elxn42 #cdnpoli
Since 2010, the national coalition Voices-Voix has published more than 110 case studies on the dismantling of democratic rights and institutions, and the narrowing space for debate and dissent in this country. All the case studies are available on its… Read More ›
Academics and lawyers from across Canada denounce Bill C-23, the ‘Fair Elections Act’ and its unprecedented attack on voting rights, on the functions and independence of the Chief Electoral Officer, and on Canada’s democratic fabric.