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Happening NowSaturday, June 30, 2018

A special Canada Day message

To mark this Canada Day, Jane Hilderman shares a special message, urging all Canadians to help us meet an enormous challenge facing our country. Will you help us make Canada’s democracy more accessible, responsive, and inclusive?Read more
Happening NowThursday, June 28, 2018

Art & Democracy: Rodrigo Martí

Invited to tap into his creative expression to demonstrate his relationship and experiences with Canadian democracy, artist Rodrigo Martí joined EPCitizens for the #StrongerDemocracy Day of Learning last December. See his resulting art piece in today's blog!Read more
Happening NowFriday, June 15, 2018

Samara at Status of Women Committee

On June 12th, Samara's Executive Director appeared before the Standing Committee on the Status of Women to speak about the barriers faced by women hoping to enter politics. Read her full remarks.Read more
Happening NowTuesday, June 12, 2018

Introducing "Flip the Script"

Flip the Script is the first in a series of three reports that makes a case for MPs who are independent and empowered, thoughtful and engaged in three environments: Parliament, the constituency, and the party.Read more
Happening NowFriday, June 08, 2018

Samara on Bill C-76

On June 7th, Samara's Research Director appeared before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (PROC) to speak on Bill C-76 – an effort to comprehensively refresh our election laws. Read his full remarks.Read more

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Happening NowMonday, June 04, 2018

MP Exit Interviews: Volume II

Flip the Script is the first report in the second volume of Samara's MP Exit Interview series that uses the stories of former Members of Parliament to make the case for independent, thoughtful, and engaged political representation. The report will be released on June 12th. Read more
Happening NowThursday, May 31, 2018

Our Impact, Past and Present

Here in Ontario, things are certainly heating up—both the weather and the upcoming provincial election. What better time to get up to speed on Samara's new Ontario Election infographic, MP Exit Interviews research and event, and impact in 2017?Read more
Happening NowThursday, May 24, 2018

#MyFirstTime

With the Ontario provincial election fast approaching, Vote Savvy asked the Samara team to share our first voting experiences. Watch the video, share your own experience, and encourage young Ontarians to vote on June 7th! Read more
Happening NowSaturday, March 24, 2018

March for Our Lives

Today, thousands of students are expected to join March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C. to end gun violence. The students of Stoneman Douglas are demonstrating they are ready and capable to work the levers of modern democracy. Youth in Canada should have the same opportunity to be heard by politicians.Read more
Happening NowWednesday, February 28, 2018

#SamaraChat XIV Recap

Following our latest research on the state of incivility in the House of Commons, last week Samara took to Twitter to ask Canadians what they thought about the culture of parliamentary debate and decorum in our fourteenth #SamaraChat.Read more
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