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CAPP Toronto Stand Up For Democracy - VOTE!

Over the next few weeks, CAPP Toronto will be working to educate & engage citizens to VOTE in the up-coming municipal election on October 25th.

Join CAPP Toronto at the Stand Up For Democracy Kick-Off Planning Meeting this Sunday September 19th, 3 p.m.

New Brunswick, why VOTE Sept 27th?

Two young New Brunswickers are attempting to increase the number of young people who vote in the upcoming New Brunswick General Election. Brian Gallant of Shediac Bridge and Dan Gillis of Moncton have produced and launched this video that was inspired by one that was produced by Hollywood's A-listers during the last Presidential Elections.

Antonia Zerbisias: The Media's Role in Keeping the Populace Informed

Antonia Zerbisias has been telling people what she thinks ever since she could open her mouth. Her opinionating career dates back to Grade 9 when a cartoon commentary on a teacher resulted in her suspension from high school. The principal sent her home with a note calling her "rude, obstreperous and bold." Her parents were neither amused, nor surprised.

Once she was punished for being that way. Now she makes it pay.

Democracy Cafe: Videos and Podcasts

The Toronto Chapter hosts a series of Democracy Cafes. Most of these talks have been videotaped, and are now posted on the Democracy Cafe pages. We have also posted audio podcasts of the talks. If you missed the talks this is your chance to view or listen to them.

Frank Cunningham: Prorogation and Canadian Parliamentarianism

Professor Cunningham’s main teaching is in the area of contemporary political philosophy with a focus on democratic theory. He has also taught environmental ethics and engineering philosophy.

Peter Russell: The Unsound Constitutional Foundations of Canada's Parliamentary Democracy

Professor Russell is professor emeritus in political science at the University of Toronto and an expert in the Canadian Constitution. He is frequently interviewed by the media - recently on the subject of prorogation. The title of his talk will be "The Unsound Constitutional Foundations of Canada's Parliamentary Democracy".

Wayne Smith: Introduction to Voting Systems

Wayne Smith is Operations Coordinator for Free Geek Toronto, a non-profit organization that teaches people to make new computers from old. He is a passionate advocate for human rights, with a special interest in economic, social and cultural rights, and is a former Chair of the Amnesty International Toronto Organization. He is also a Campaign Coordinator for Fair Vote Canada, a national grassroots movement for fair voting reform.

The man who would be king (Ottawa Citizen)

Stephen Harper has a control over Parliament like we haven't seen since Charles I lost his head

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