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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

Call to non-cooperation with IFHP cuts launched in Toronto
2012-07-15
Health for All
Health care workers and other service providers refuse to comply with restrictions to the refugee health program and call for action.
Federal government continues to receive failing grade on issue of free expression
2012-05-02
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
For the third straight year, the federal government received failing grades from Canadian Journalists for Free Expression in a report card on freedom of expression in Canada.
Iroquois Caucus says budget falls short in meeting necessary needs
2009-01-29
Iroquois Caucus
The federal budget represents a missed opportunity by the Government of Canada to strengthen its relationship withFirst Nations, according to the Iroquois Caucus which represents seven Iroquois commun...
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...
Migrant rights activists denounce Canada's Federal Government for stripping away Employment Insurance benefit for migrant workers
2012-12-10
Justicia for Migrant Workers
Migrant worker advocates are angered and shocked to learn that the Federal Government is once again attacking one of Canada's most vulnerable populations.

Sources Select Resources

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.
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.
Dismantling Democracy
Stifling Debate and Dissent in Canada
Article
2015
Voices-Voix
An extensive dossier of the Harper government's attacks on democracy, debate, and dissent.
Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: The Evidence Compiled
The Tyee's full, updated list of 70 Harper government assaults on democracy and the law.
Beers, David; and Tyee Staff and Contributors
Article
2015
The Tyee
Stephen Harper and his Conservatives have racked up dozens of serious abuses of power since forming government in 2006. From scams to smears, monkey-wrenching opponents to intimidating public servants...
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...
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. ...

Sources Bookshelf

Liberal Dreams and Nature's Limits
Great Cities of North America Since 1600
Lemon, James T.
Book
1996
An exploration of city life through time, focusing on the life [economically, socially, politically, etc.] of five large North American cities at various times in the past - Philadelphia during the ti...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1994

Media

Canadian Government Executive
For senior executives in the federal government.
Canadian Public Administration/Administration publique du Canada
Examines structures, processes, outputs and outcomes of public policy and management related to executive, judicial and quasijudicial functions in all spheres of government of Canada.
CPAC (Cable Parliamentary Channel)
Live coverage of the House of Commons during Question Period, political and party analysis, features and panels about public affairs issues. Funded by Canada's cable companies. Canada's only privately...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Auditor General of Canada
The Office audits departments and agencies, most Crown corporations, and many other federal organizations; it is also the auditor for the governments of Nunavut, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territori...
Western Economic Diversification
Works to strengthen western innovation, entrepreneurship and community economic development.


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