Until MPs take charge in our system of representative democracy we will end up with poorer polices than we might otherwise have, leaving Canada worse off than it needs to be.
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured in this file photograph at an event on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
TORONTO—There are many reasons to worry about the state of our democracy. But one reason is the decline in the role of MPs and their self-imposed failure in exercising their constitutional authority in holding government to account.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.