A party race does not necessarily guarantee a more democratic outcome.
MPs, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in December 2018 in the Commons before Centre Block was closed for extensive renovations. The Samara Centre for Democracy denounced the Canadian nomination process as 'uncompetitive and biased.' But there were two factors glaringly absent from the Samara report.First, are the rules governing an incumbent Member of Parliament. The second factor is the will of the party to be more representative, writes Sheila Copps. Photograph courtesy of Bernard Thibodeau
OTTAWA—Just last week, the Samara Centre for Democracy denounced the Canadian nomination process as “uncompetitive and biased.”
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.