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Participation Saturday, May 27, 2017

Selecting a party leader

What was once considered a fringe idea for how to elect party leaders is now the new Canadian normal. Today, on the day the Conservative Party unveils its new leader, guest blogger Harout Manougian tells the story of how this came to pass.
Happening NowThursday, May 18, 2017

Big Impact on a Budget

In 2016, Samara contributed to improving politics through illuminating research, innovative programming and engaging events. As a supporter of Samara, this is your impact. And we are honoured to have made it together.Read more
Happening NowSaturday, May 13, 2017

Turning Parliament inside out

Is it time to turn Canada's Parliament inside out? Members of Parliament think so. And they've laid out their ideas for how to do it in a new book published today!Read more
Happening NowTuesday, May 09, 2017

Q&A with Jamie Swift and Ian McKay

Q&A with Jamie Swift and Ian McKay, authors of The Vimy Trap. Read more
Happening NowFriday, May 05, 2017

Q&A with Kamal Al-Solaylee

Q&A with Kamal Al-Solaylee, author Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (To Everyone).Read more
Happening NowWednesday, April 26, 2017

How do you market democracy?

Hundreds of young Canadian marketers recently tackled this question thanks to Samara being chosen by the Globe and Mail's 2017 Young Lions and Young Marketers Competition. See the winning campaigns!Read more

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Happening NowWednesday, April 26, 2017

Q&A with Noah Richler

Q&A with Noah Richler, author of The Candidate: Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail. Read more
ParticipationSaturday, April 22, 2017

Why March For Science?

With the March for Science taking to the streets today, this guest blog looks at why scientists should be engaged in politics, what the barriers to engagement are, and how organizing can help overcome them.Read more
Happening NowWednesday, April 19, 2017

Q&A with James McLeod

Q&A with James McLeod, author of Turmoil, as Usual: Politics in Newfoundland and Labrador and the Road to the 2015 Election Read more
Happening NowTuesday, April 18, 2017

An accessible space for all wonks?

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Happening NowMonday, April 17, 2017

Recapping #SamaraChat XIII

A recap of the thirteenth #SamaraChat on the release of Samara's 2017 Democracy 360 report and a discussion of how we can build our democracy infrastructure for the next 150 years. Read more
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