Ottawa

The Year in Democracy

Samara is soliciting nominations for the best in democracy for 2010 and Alison Loat notes the trend of the current entries.

From the submissions made so far, it would seem that Canadian democracy is on the defensive. Many of the entries were public outcry in reaction to a policy decision, a government move, or even an individual politician. What does this say about Canadian democracy? Does democracy always need defending?

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