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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Celebrating Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms Together

Celebrating Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms Together

2017-04-11 10:00

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms stands as one of our country’s greatest accomplishments and a moment in our history Canadians can be proud of.

Appointments to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Appointments to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada

2017-03-13 10:30

The Government of Canada is committed to an open, transparent and merit-based selection process for Governor in Council appointments that serve Canadians' interests.

Services and information

Democracy in Canada

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

Increasing Voter Participation and Electoral Integrity

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

Senate Appointment Process

Appointment process for new Senators and the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments.

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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