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Minister Gould hears from stakeholders on political party leaders’ debates in Toronto

| Democratic Institutions | news releases

Recognizing that a well-informed, engaged electorate is fundamental to the health and well-being of our democracy, the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions, met with a cross section of leaders from media, academia and public interest groups today in Toronto to hear their ideas for the creation of an independent commission or commissioner to organize federal political party leaders’ debates in advance of the 2019 election.


Parliamentary Secretary Fillmore hosts first stakeholder roundtable on political party leaders’ debates in Halifax

| Democratic Institutions | news releases

Recognizing that a well-informed, engaged electorate is fundamental to the health and well-being of our democracy, Parliamentary Secretary Andy Fillmore, on behalf of the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions, today met with regional leaders from media, academia and public interest groups to hear their ideas for the creation of an independent commission or commissioner to organize federal political party leaders’ debates in advance of the 2019 election.


Minister Gould seeks feedback from Canadians on political party leaders’ debates

| Democratic Institutions | news releases

Recognizing that a well-informed, engaged electorate is fundamental to the health and well-being of our democracy, the Government of Canada is asking for feedback and recommendations from Canadians about the creation of an independent commission or commissioner to organize federal political party leaders’ debates in advance of the 2019 election.


Democracy in the Digital Age

| Democratic Institutions | speeches

Minister Gould spoke to members of the Ottawa business community about democracy in the digital age at the Mayor's Breakfast.


Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould meets with ministerial counterparts from Quebec, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and the Northwest Territories

| Democratic Institutions | news releases

Building on her efforts to engage with provincial and territorial counterparts to strengthen our democratic institutions, today the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions, met with Minister Kathleen Weil, Minister Responsible for Access to Information and the Reform of Democratic Institutions (Quebec), Minister Yasir Naqvi, Attorney General (Ontario), Minister Richard Brown, Government House Leader (Prince Edward Island) and Minister Louis Sebert, Minister of Justice (Northwest Territories).


Facebook Election Integrity Announcement

| Democratic Institutions | speeches

A lot has changed in the world of technology and digital platforms. As we look forward to 2019, it’s important to consider what we can do to reinforce and protect our strong democratic institutions.


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