Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship

Expert: New Alberta mayors, councilors bring diversity to provincial councils

Published: 25Oct2021

The 2021 municipal election was historic in Alberta, where Edmonton elected its first mayor of colour and Calgary its first female mayor. Calgary’s new mayor, Jyoti Gondek, says the diversity of...

Expert: Strength of a party's climate change plan could help influence federal election results

Published: 17Sep2021

Climate change is a hot-button issue in this federal campaign, and data shows that a party’s environmental strategy could help influence its results in at least 9 ridings where races were neck-and...

Expert: Involvement of rural communities crucial for Canada’s recovery

Published: 16Sep2021

As the federal election campaign heats up, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is calling on all parties to work with cities and communities of all sizes to drive a stronger, more...

Expert: Sikh-Canadians to play an integral part to Canadian election outcome

Published: 15Sep2021

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has emerged as the most likable of the federal party leaders as Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s popularity sinks amid the election campaign, a new poll suggests. The Ipsos...

Expert: 2019 European Parliament election

Published: 16May2019

Between 23 and 26 May 2019, the EU’s citizens will elect a new European Parliament. Polls are showing a rise of euroskeptic but also green parties in most countries, while the party groups that are...

Garvin Brown & Steffanie Diamond Brown boost public policy at McGill, endowing Chair in Democratic Studies

Published: 3May2018

A $5-million gift from McGillians G. Garvin Brown IV, BA’91, and his wife Steffanie Diamond Brown, will make a major contribution to research and teaching at McGill’s Max Bell School of Public...

Public Forum on Electoral Reform (Oct. 20)

Published: 13Oct2016

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at McGill University and the Research Chair in Electoral Studies at the Université de Montréal will be hosting a public forum on the Canadian...

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