Announcing the EPCitizen Shortlists

Meet the 21 shortlisted nominees.

42nd Parliament

Welcome to the 42nd Parliament!

200 rookie MPs are heading to Ottawa! Read more about what they may experience

Tragedy in the Commons

Tragedy in the Commons is a bestseller! 

Read more about the National Bestselling book


The Everyday Political Citizen project celebrates positive political role models and builds a culture of positive politics in Canada. Winners will be announced December 3rd. 



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  • November 27, 2015

    Ministerial (dis)Advantage in the 2015 Canadian Federal Election

    “Ministerial (dis)Advantage in the 2015 Canadian Federal Election" is written by Matthew Kerby from the Australian National University. This post is a feature of Samara's "Election 2015" blog series.
  • November 26, 2015

    Visible Minority and Indigenous Members of Parliament

    “Visible Minority and Indigenous Members of Parliament” is written by Erin Tolley from the University of Toronto. This post is a feature of Samara Canada's "Election 2015: A rapid response from Canada's leading experts" blog series.

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