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  • Empowering Canadians to Have Their Say About Our Democracy

    Ottawa, December 5, 2016 – The Government of Canada wants to hear from as many Canadians as possible in a national conversation about electoral reform. Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions, unveiled MyDemocracy.ca an interactive and engaging digital platform that will help Canadians explore the values and principles they share when it comes to strengthening...

  • Strengthening Democracy by Making Voting Easier

    Ottawa, November 24, 2016 – The Government of Canada is introducing legislation that proposes 7 changes to the Canadian electoral system. Bill C-33, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act, was introduced today in the House of Commons by the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions. If passed, the bill will increase voter participation by breaking down barriers to voting...

  • News Conference by Minister Monsef on Introduction of Bill

    Ottawa, Ontario – November 23, 2016 – Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, will be holding a news conference following the introduction of a Bill in the House of Commons. Senior officials from the Privy Council Office will provide a technical briefing immediately following the Minister’s press conference. The...