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DemocracyXChange at the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs

December 2, 2020

DemocracyXChange was invited by the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs to appear on its study of the conduct of a federal election during the Covid19 pandemic. 

Open Democracy Fellow Sabreena Delhon delivered a statement that emphasized the importance of strengthened community ties, clear messaging and flexibility with election administration. The remarks noted research that was featured at the recent DemocracyXChange Summit from the Samara Centre for Democracy, the Rideau Hall Foundation, Abacus Data and scholar Semra Sevi. The statement also emphasized the important outreach efforts of organizations like Future Majority, Canadian Muslim Vote, Apathy is Boring and the Democratic Engagement Exchange. 


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