Samara Centre for Democracy is interested in learning what MPs believe they need to be effective in their work representing constituents, reviewing legislation, scrutinizing the government, and serving on committees.
MPs posed for one last photo before the move from Centre Block to West Block. Bernard Thibodeau photograph courtesy of the House of Commons
“There’s no orientation. There is no training. There is nothing on how to be effective.” – former MP Reg Alcock, Tragedy in the Commons
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