Power & Politics Digital Democracy: E-petitions

Power & Politics Digital Democracy: E-petitions

The federal government has taken a small step towards decreasing the "democratic deficit". Canadians can now sign and submit e-petitions through Parliament's website. Rosie Barton discusses the initiative with its champion, Kennedy Stewart, BC NDP MP, who believes the change will increase citizen participation in government. He discusses the planning and deliberation by parliamentary committee that helped this measure pass.

  • 2015
  • 00:06:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/11/2016
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