Past Events

Canada’s Democracy Week event – Sept 17th
Audio: Behind & Beyond the Reform Act

Audio: Behind & Beyond the Reform Act

Listen to the audio: A conversation with MP Michael Chong, The Honourable Anne McLellan, Alison Loat (Samara), and Stewart Prest (UBC Poli).

2013 Provincial General Election Conference

2013 Provincial General Election Conference

Presentations from the conference are now posted here!

Jan 29th: Is There Rape Culture in Politics?

Jan 29th: Is There Rape Culture in Politics?

This panel discussion will question whether rape culture is contributing to gender imbalances in Canada’s democratic institutions.

Adrian Gurza Lavalle: Participatory Governance in Brazil

Adrian Gurza Lavalle: Participatory Governance in Brazil

Join us! January 13th for Adrian Gurza Lavalle’s talk on participatory governance in Brazil.

APSA task force report: Negotiating Agreement in Politics

APSA task force report: Negotiating Agreement in Politics

Click here to read the executive summary of the APSA report on Negotiating Agreement in Politics.

Rt. Hon. Joe Clark: “How We Lead: Canada in a Century of Change”
CTV W5 doc: Summer Institute for Future Legislators
Democracy in the Age of Digital Media – Sept. 16

Democracy in the Age of Digital Media – Sept. 16

Follow along with our live-blog here on Sept. 16th!     Find out more about the National Democracy Challenge and all the fabulous prizes to be won! 

Listen: Interviews with Summer Institute participants

Listen: Interviews with Summer Institute participants

Participants of CSDI’s Summer Institute for Future Legislators are interviewed about the program during its Parliamentary Simulation at the Legislature in Victoria, August 8th –11th 2013. Listen to the CFAX podcast  (starts at 04:30) with CSDI Director Max Cameron, practitioner Mike Harcourt, and participant Quinn Runkle. August 9, 2013. CFAX 1070. CKNW interview with Max Cameron and […]