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Everyday Political Citizen Friday, December 08, 2017

2017 EPC Winners Announced!

The results of the 2017 Everyday Political Citizen contest are in... and they're unprecedented. For the first time in EPC history, five EPCitizens have won the contest! We profile each winner on our blog.
Happening NowThursday, November 30, 2017

Samara attends Canada-UK Colloquium

Two weeks ago, Samara traveled to London, England to participate in the Canada-UK Colloquium, an annual event established to create a regular learning exchange between two countries. Jane shares some of the observations and themes that most struck her from the discussions.Read more
Happening NowFriday, November 24, 2017

Samara Appears Before PROC

On November 23rd, Samara's Executive Director appeared before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (PROC) to speak on the creation of an Independent Commissioner responsible for leaders’ debates. Read her full remarks.Read more
LeadershipThursday, November 23, 2017

Q&A with Mackenzie Grisdale

We caught up with Mackenzie to find out more about what inspired her to develop the first ever survey on heckling in the House of Commons back in 2011.Read more
Everyday Political CitizenThursday, November 16, 2017

EPC: Marcia Dennis

As a resident of a Neighbourhood Improvement Area (NIA), Marcia has been able encourage other residents of low income backgrounds to increase their community and civic engagement in the community. Read more
Everyday Political CitizenWednesday, November 15, 2017

EPC: Patricia Santos

Through her English teacher in the LINC classes at North York Community House, she has come to learn that her voice matters. She grasped onto this idea and learned more about her rights – including starting a petition.Read more

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Everyday Political CitizenWednesday, November 15, 2017

EPC: Nirmala Naidoo

Throughout Nirmala’s career, Nirmala told the stories of people who had no voice. Nirmala left journalism to bring a voice to those people who needed to be heard, running in the federal election. Read more
Everyday Political CitizenWednesday, November 15, 2017

EPC: Chris Fudge

Chris loves canvassing during elections. He loves talking to members of our community on their doorsteps. Door after door after door, Chris pushes on and inspires others to stay connected in the same way. Read more
Everyday Political CitizenWednesday, November 15, 2017

EPC: Patrick Lloyd Brennan

Patrick Lloyd is the President of MainLine Theatre & the Montreal FRINGE, Secretary of AIDS Community Care Montreal, and sits on Le Conseil québécois du théâtre’s Political Action Committee. Read more
Everyday Political CitizenWednesday, November 15, 2017

EPC: Jordan Boswell

Jordan is currently working as Jagmeet Singh’s executive assistant. And has been volunteering and working for him since Singh first ran for office in 2011. Read more
Everyday Political CitizenWednesday, November 15, 2017

EPC: H. Hailey Graham

H. Hailey is a fierce advocate for women's voices and representation, and works to involve more people our political community. She's also a law student, and passionate debater.Read more
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