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Fair Vote Canada
Representing over 55,000 Canadians, Fair Vote Canada is a grassroots, multi-partisan citizens' campaign for voting reform. We promote the introduction of an element of proportional representation into elections for all levels of g...
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Parliamentary Names & Numbers is your guide to governments in Canada. It's an invaluable resource, available online, for anyone who needs information about Canada's politicians, senior bureaucrats, and the government sector...

News Releases

Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election
2015-10-07
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election. National peace organization calls on leaders to take pledge for peace and supports its twelve priorities.
Election fraud? Council of Canadians launches "VoteWatch" election fraud reporting service
2015-10-18
Council of Canadians
The Council of Canadians is launching VoteWatch, a service to report voter suppression Canadians may experience or witness.
Federal election results online at Parliamentary Names & Numbers
2008-10-16
Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Parliamentary Names & Numbers, the directory of Canada's federal and provincial governments, has now been updated with the results of the October 14 federal election.
Federal Election: Canadian Ethnocultural Council provides information about when, where and ways to vote
2015-08-25
On behalf of Elections Canada, the Canadian Ethnocultural Council is doing outreach to inform voters about when, where and ways to vote.
Lung Association working to make lung health federal election priority
2008-09-12
Canadian Lung Association
This week The Lung Association will launch a national campaign to empower Canadians to advocate for action on lung health. Please visit www.lung.ca on Thursday for more details and make your voice hea...
New group urges progressives to build 'One Big Campaign' to take on Harper
2012-04-16
The Campaign to build 'One Big Campaign'
A campaign urging Canadian social activist groups to work together under one massive umbrella to take on the Harper regime and his right-wing supporters was officially launched today.
October 19, 2015 is Voting Day: Are You Registered To Vote?
2015-10-06
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
Check, update or complete your voter registration at elections.ca or call Elections Canada at 1-800-463-6868. You can register in advance until October 13 at 6 pm local time. After that, you must regi...

Sources Select Resources

Can Mulcair work a miracle and gain unlikely victory?
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2015
The big sleeper in the campaign that could mean victory for the Conservatives depends on whether hundreds-of-thousands of people who favour the NDP or the Liberals can manage to vote. According to the...
Canada Should 'Get Tough' on Political Crimes, Say Watchdogs
Four needed crackdowns, starting with illegal surveillance and electoral crime.
Nutall, Jeremy J.
Article
2015
The Tyee
A new round of Conservative Party advertisements return to a familiar tough-on-crime refrain.
Canada's Distorted Electoral System
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
Connexions Information Sharing Services / Ulli Diemer
Canada's electoral system is undemocratic
The Canadian Election and the Global Climate Crisis
Annis, Roger
Article
2015
CounterPunch
The environmental stands of all the main parties in this election amount to climate change denial.
The Canadian Elections: Cover-Up and Steal (Again)
McMurtry, John
Article
2015
CounterPunch
The opposition parties in Canada's 2015 federal election are sticking to a careful PR-driven script, refusing to even mention the fact that Stephen Harper's Conservatives broke the law and committed f...
Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election. National peace organization calls on leaders to take pledge for peace and supports its twelve priorities.
Catastrophe: The NDP lost because it deserved to
Laxer, Michael
Article
2015
The Left Chapter
It is, ultimately, astounding how facile and false political narratives come back to haunt those who insist on their veracity.
Changes to voting system leave Canada worse off
Repo. Marjaleena
Article
2015
The Star Phoenix
How did we end up with this convoluted and discriminatory method of voting when we once had perhaps the best method in the world - door-to-door enumeration and no hard-to-get voter ID requirement?
Elections Canada bungled its investigation of Michael Sona and the 2011 robocall scandal
Keefer, Michael
Article
2015
rabble.ca
Because the 'robocalls' fraud of Canada's 2011 federal election was insufficiently investigated by state authorities and underreported by the corporate media, Canadians have yet to understand its scal...
Filtering The Election
Edwards, David
Article
2016
Media Lens
Examining the mainstream media's role in the 2016 US election of suppressing criticisms of Hillary Clinton and the Democratic party establishment.
Losing Toronto: How Olivia Chow and the left may be giving away an election
Laxer, Michael
Article
2014
Rabble.ca
As we head into the Labour Day weekend that may be accurately deemed to be the start of the homestretch of Toronto's very long mayoral and council election season, the news is not good for leftists or...
The Main Issue in the French Presidential Election: National Sovereignty
Johnstone, Diana
Article
2017
CounterPunch
The 2017 French Presidential election marks a profound change in European political alignments. There is an ongoing shift from the traditional left-right rivalry to opposition between globalization, i...
Mercenary of Reaction
Lynton Crosby in Canada
Kampmark, Binoy
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
Lynton Crosby has a full schedule. He is the modern electoral PR hitman for parties in dire straits. He is hired to stir the pot of resentment and undermine hopes for change. His very existence sugges...
NDP campaign enters panic mode
Needham, Fraser
Article
2015
The Left Chapter
If in politics a week can be a lifetime, a month can be an eternity -- especially in an election campaign.
October 19, 2015 is Voting Day: Are You Registered To Vote?
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
Check, update or complete your voter registration at elections.ca or call Elections Canada at 1-800-463-6868. You can register in advance until October 13 at 6 pm local time. After that, you must regi...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - August 21, 2015
Canadian federal election, mining and the environment
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
Featuring the Canadian federal election, mining and the environment, failure of Syriza in Greece, refugees, veterans of India's struggle for independence.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 8, 2015
Elections
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Richwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
connexions
Elections are the topic of the week, with items related to the October 19 Canadian federal election, and also to broader issues of parliamentary democracy, voting and whether voting can bring about ch...
Shades of Grey -- A Left Chapter look at strategy, tactics and endorsements in the 2015 election
Laxer, Michael
Article
2015
The Left Chapter
With just under two weeks to go until election day, anti-capitalist leftists are in something of a quandary.
Strong voter registration campaign could mean the end for Harper
Fillmore Nick
Article
2015
The primary objective of Stephen Harper's absurdly-named Fair Elections Act is to prevent hundreds-of-thousands of Canadians from voting for the NDP, Liberals, Greens, etc. But efforts to help people...
What is Stephen Harper doing to Canada? How can we stop him?
Article
2015
The Harper regime has had a toxic effect on Canada. The wealthy are better off, but most Canadians are worse off, and rights and freedoms, democracy, access to information, and science have suffered. ...
Who, or What, Is Behind Postmedia's Election Endorsements?
When hedge funds own newspapers, it's difficult to know
Willcocks, Paul
Article
2015
The Tyee
Did thoughtful editors at Postmedia's daily newspapers across Canada consider the needs of their communities and then unanimously decide to endorse the Conservatives in election editorials?

Government Ministries & Agencies

Elections Canada
Conduct federal general elections, by-elections or referendums, administers the political financing provisions of the Canada Elections Act, monitors compliance and enforces electoral legislation.


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