The Samara Centre for Democracy

Stronger Democracy Platform

The Samara Centre's Stronger Democracy Platform

This election, we put forward nine actions to strengthen Canadian democracy.

What to Expect When You're Electing

What to Expect When You're Electing

A series of short explainers designed to help you navigate Canada's federal election.

You Have Our Attention

You Have Our Attention

Drawing comparisons to older generations, this report offers a snapshot of youth political engagement in the lead-up to the 2019 federal election.

Party Favours

Party Favours

This report pries open the “black box” of nomination contests in Canada to examine how political parties select candidates.


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The Samara Centre for Democracy is a non-partisan charity dedicated to strengthening Canada’s democracy. The Samara Centre produces innovative, action-oriented research that illuminates the evidence and reforms needed to make Canadian politics more accessible, responsive, and inclusive. Through original engagement programming, we provide active citizens and public leaders with tools and resources designed to engage Canadians in their democracy.





Stronger Democracy Platform
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This election, we put forward nine actions to strengthen Canadian democracy. Read our Stronger Democracy Platform to learn more.




Is Canada Having a Populist Moment?




Is Canada having a populist moment? 
Watch as our Research Director and Program Manager unpack the findings from our report.


Is Canada Having a Populist Moment?


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