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Announcing the 2015 EPCitizen Project!

Learn more about the project and nominate an EPCitizen today.

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The Everyday Political Citizen project celebrates positive political role models and builds a culture of positive politics in Canada.

Samara's looking for ordinary people across Canada who make a difference in their political community in either big or small ways: perhaps an inspiring teacher, political volunteer or community advocate.

Think of someone you admire and ...              

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  • August 27, 2015

    Bailey Greenspon: Why I'm Excited for #elxn42

    This week, Samara's Community Animator Bailey Greenspon shares why she's excited for #elxn42.
  • August 25, 2015

    Hey CSI: Nominate an EPCitizen today!

    To members of the Centre for Social Innovation: The Everyday Political Citizen project is the best opportunity to celebrate your friend or colleague who tirelessly works to make Canada better.
  • August 24, 2015

    2015 EPCitizen nominee: Susannah Gouinlock

    Susannah’s sense of citizenship and civic responsibility run deep. In both her work and in her everyday life, Susannah cares passionately about gender, inclusion, and advancing opportunity.
  • August 24, 2015

    2015 EPCitizen nominee: Nick Ward

    With his website, Nick has raised peoples’ awareness of how important local government decisions are and how these decisions directly shape their community.
  • August 24, 2015

    2015 EPCitizen nominee: Danielle Kydd

    Danielle is dedicated to making the world a better place but she also wants to understand how the government works here in Canada as a way to make a difference in Canadians’ lives.

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  • 50 ways to fix our political system: Redesigning Parliament

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