August 19, 2014
As word of former political staffer Michael Sona’s conviction in the robocalls scandal rolls across the news, it is worth recalling that many more staffers and campaign volunteers are investing their time in politics out of a genuine desire to make the country better.
August 18, 2014
Everyday Political Citizen, an annual contest run by Samara to celebrate political participation, has already been reflecting the diversity of politics in Canada and the various categories of being political that democracy report Lightweights explored.
August 15, 2014
Big screens and small: this week's roundup of democracy news takes us from the foreign to the domestic and from the honest to the manipulative. Crowd-funding, local engagement and parliamentary reform all feature. Entertainment included.
August 08, 2014
Subtle cultural shifts atop Parliament Hill, questions about what it means to be an MP and political waves across the internet. Your weekly roundup of democratic news and political insight.
August 01, 2014
The more things change… this week’s roundup of political and democratic news brings you the revenge of the status quo from voting technology to the Senate, from the Crown to party discipline.