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  • April 03, 2020

    COVID-19: An Update from our Executive Director

    During this crisis, our team is working to monitor Canada’s democracy in a state of emergency, understand democratic representation in a time of physical distancing, and support civic education and knowledge translation remotely.
  • April 02, 2020

    Parliament Under Pressure: Evaluating Parliament’s performance in response to COVID-19 (Summary)

    With Parliament set to convene once again to pass additional COVID-19 measures, we present an evaluation of Parliament’s first two rounds of emergency lawmaking, highlighting what our national legislature and leaders got right and what they got wrong.
  • March 23, 2020

    The psychology behind bad online arguments

    It’s hard to disagree civilly and constructively. Social media makes it that much harder. This blog post explores nine obstacles to better online political conversations and shares proven ways to overcome them.