Democracy Cafe with Alison Loat

Alison Loat of Samara: How Parliament REALLY works

Monday, February 7 · 7:00pm - 9:00pm

U of T Koffler House, room KP108 - enter by the east side doors
569 Spadina Ave.
Toronto, ON

Alison Loat is the Executive Director of Samara Canada, a charitable
organization that studies citizen engagement with Canadian
democracy. Samara’s ongoing study of the Parliamentarian experience
is the basis for their latest report Welcome to Parliament:
A Job With No Description.

Canadians Advocating Political Participation (CAPP) Toronto
CAPP Toronto is a non-partisan, non-profit organization committed to informing the population of Canada about issues that may concern them; and to improving the democratic system structure that we are beholden to by helping inspire people to become active citizens and get involved in politics, either through action or education.

Hope to see you all there!

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Location Change

The Room is:
Sidney Smith Hall, University of Toronto
Room SS2102, 100 St. George Street, Toronto
7:00pm tonight - sorry for the last minute notice, I don't know why the room change was made.

fuzzy talk

Democracy doesn't just happen. In the last couple years we have had an interesting set of exercises in informal balloting, controversial discussions, elections, and pushing issues of local interest. Once in a while it can be interesting to look at the process itself.