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Motion to Propose All-Party Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reform

| Privy Council Office | backgrounders

The Government has committed that 2015 would be the last federal election conducted under the first-past-the-post voting system. The motion to establish an all-party parliamentary committee to study how Canadians vote is the next step towards fulfilling this commitment.


Blueprint 2020 Backgrounder

| Privy Council Office | backgrounders

Our world is changing in fundamental ways. As our society evolves, the Public Service of Canada has to evolve with it. A modern and professional Public Service plays a vital role in our democracy. Blueprint 2020 is a vision for a "World-class Public Service equipped to serve Canada and Canadians now and into the future".


Report of the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments

| Privy Council Office | news releases

The Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, today issued the following statement on the occasion of the first report by the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments on the transitional phase of the new Senate appointments process.


Clerk’s Remarks at the 2016 ADM Forum

| Privy Council Office | speeches

It is an interesting and challenging time to be in public service and to occupy a position of leadership and stewardship, and I think the two go together.


Government Announces Immediate Senate Reform

| Privy Council Office | news releases

In order to bring real change to the Senate, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions, with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, announced today the establishment of a new, non-partisan, merit-based process to advise on Senate appointments.


Government Announces Immediate Senate Reform

| Privy Council Office | news releases

In order to bring real change to the Senate, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions, with the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, announced today the establishment of a new, non-partisan, merit-based process to advise on Senate appointments.


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