Platforms, Power, and Democracy

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 18:00to19:30

Join CBC Ideas’ host Nahlah Ayed and renowned international experts Sofitel Montreal, 1155 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC, H3A 2N3, CA/maxbellschoolCategory: Public lectures and conferences

Watergate’s evidence of presidential interference was a turning point in American history

Published: 26 October 2023

October 26, 2023 | Much of contemporary American politics can be traced to a little-remembered and dimly understood event that occurred a half-century ago, the Saturday Night Massacre. This article...

Why democracy in Bangladesh is worth it

26 Oct 2023

Meet Aftab Ahmed, a 2023 MPP alumnus and opinion columnist with over 100 published articles about the state of Bangladesh's fragile democracy.

Making Canada's Foreign Assistance More Accessible and Transparent | Policy Magazine

Published: 9 February 2023

February 7, 2023 | In an ongoing conversation about the significant global challenges today from climate change to the war in Ukraine following Kevin Page's complexity seminar, Alison Clement wrote...

Researchers explore misinformation during Quebec election campaign | Global News

Published: 8 November 2022

October 3, 2022 | Researchers from McGill University, including Professor Taylor Owen, have conducted a study into online misinformation and the possible effects on the provincial election campaign...

Which path do we want to be on? | The Daily Star

Published: 13 January 2023

January 12, 2023 | Aftabuddin Ahmed, a current MPP student, stated that this year will define whether Bangladesh can preserve its institutional ambitions towards being a liberal democracy. This...

Charter may quickly become less relevant: Why Canadians outside of Quebec should watch the elections | CTV News

Published: 8 November 2022

September 6, 2022 | Professor Pearl Eliadis reflected on the Charter ahead of the Quebec elections and how the two pieces of legislation- and the CAQ's use of the notwithstanding clause to protect...

2022 Annual Beaverbrook Lecture: Jameel Jaffer and Frances Haugen

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 17:00to19:30

The Supreme Court of the United States is set to consider the two cases involving Florida and Texas’s social media laws, signalling a hugely significant court battle in the United States about the...

A Fire-Proof House No More: Rethinking Canada’s National Security in the 21st Century

21 Sep 2022

Vincent Rigby argues that Western liberal democracies face an uncertain and tumultuous world and Canada must take its own national security more seriously. By failing to do so, we place our...



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