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Entries Tagged as 'deliberative democracy'

Parliamentary reform idea: Get Out of the House

February 15th, 2013 · · 2 Comments · Transparency & accountability

By Seth Klein and Shannon Daub [Note: Samara Canada has been gathering ideas for reforming Parliament. All the ideas they have collected are being posted on their blog, which you can find here. What follows is our contribution.] Here’s the big dilemma: Whatever reforms are made to Parliamentary practice and conduct, the simple truth is […]

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Reflections on the Citizens’ Assembly

April 30th, 2009 · · Comments Off · Electoral reform

One of the most interesting stories behind BC’s Single Transferable Vote referendum is how we got there. The Citizen’s Assembly on Electoral Reform ran for a year, a fascinating exercise in deliberative democracy, and perhaps the most interesting and forward-looking thing done by the Liberals in their first term. Wendy Bergerud was a CA member […]

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