Democratic Institutions

The Government of Canada is committed to improving, strengthening and protecting Canada’s democratic institutions. Here you can find information about the ongoing work to fulfill this commitment, information about Canada’s democratic institutions themselves, and learn more about Canadian democracy.

 

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Protecting Canada’s democracy from cyber threats

Protecting Canada’s democracy from cyber threats

2017-06-16

The Government of Canada’s top priority is protecting the safety and security of Canadians, including from cyber threats.

Making political fundraising events more open and transparent

Making political fundraising events more open and transparent

2017-05-31

The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions, introduced Bill C-50 earlier today that, if passed, would make political fundraising more open and transparent for Canadians.

Services and information

More open and transparent political parties fundraising activities

Information on Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing).

Increasing Voter Participation and Electoral Integrity

Information on Bill C-33, an Act to Amend the Canada Elections Act.

Defending Canada’s democracy from cyber threats

Information on Canada’s efforts to defend our electoral process and political activities from cyber threats.

Democracy in Canada

Canada’s democratic institutions, how they function and why.

Senate appointment resources

Read past announcements and learn more about the Senate appointments process.

Reports and publications

Democratic Institutions past activities, initiatives and reporting.

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Corporate information

  Honorable Karina Gould
Honourable Karina Gould

Minister of Democratic Institutions

Andy Filmore
Andy Filmore

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Democratic Institutions

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