Blog - The Samara Centre for Democracy


Happening NowThursday, April 29, 2021

Introducing our Next E.D.

As Canadians prepare for historic debates about how to build an inclusive, sustainable, and equitable recovery, we are thrilled to announce that Sabreena Delhon will lead the Samara Centre into an exciting new era for research and civic engagement!Read more
Happening NowTuesday, April 20, 2021

Digital Opps and Job Opps

The Samara Centre is pleased to present Digital Opportunities, a public leader's guide to improving digital engagement during the pandemic and beyond. We're also hiring a Research Director and Project Manager.Read more
Happening NowWednesday, February 03, 2021

Confronting Online Harm

Join us on February 11th for a critical and timely discussion about how online harm impacts Canadian politics, featuring MPs Charlie Angus, Iqra Khalid, and Bob Zimmer.Read more
Happening NowThursday, January 07, 2021

Three Updates Heading into 2021

At the Samara Centre, the new year brings renewed commitment, energy, and leadership. We are excited to announce that we will soon be launching a search for our next Executive Director, and invite you to help us spread the word!Read more
Happening NowTuesday, December 22, 2020

Samara's Highlights from 2020

As governments around the world struggled to contain the pandemic, 2020 was the year that democracies learned to work from home. Here’s how we fought for democracy in a year unlike any other.Read more
Happening NowTuesday, December 15, 2020

A Year-end Message from Mike Morden

After a difficult year for Canadians and their democracy, our executive director highlights some of our recent work and invites you to join us in building a stronger and more resilient democracy in 2021.Read more
Happening NowWednesday, October 28, 2020

New Report: Temperature Check

Today, we're excited to release Temperature Check, a report that uses national public opinion data to examine how the pandemic has altered Canadians’ views toward their democratic system, public institutions, political leaders, and fellow citizens.Read more
Happening NowTuesday, September 22, 2020

Representation in Isolation

With tomorrow’s Throne Speech set to usher in a new parliamentary session, Members of Parliament are still struggling to agree on how the House of Commons should return to work. Our new report charts a way forward.Read more
Happening NowMonday, September 21, 2020

Canadian Justice, Indigenous Inj...

Wrapping up our #SamaraReads contest and blog series, we bring you an excerpt from "Canadian Justice, lndigenous Injustice," written by Kent Roach and shortlisted for the 2019 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize.Read more
Happening NowThursday, September 17, 2020

Truth Be Told

Moving ahead with our #SamaraReads contest, we share an excerpt from "Truth Be Told," written by Beverley McLachlin and shortlisted for the 2019 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize.Read more
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