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DemocracyXChange in Review

November 10, 2020

Our thanks to the nearly 700 local changemakers who attended DemocracyXChange from October 13th to 15th. This group came together to share ideas and insights about how we can strengthen democracy in the recovery from the pandemic. Summit recordings will be available soon.

For now – check out our highlight reel and clippings:

Hope for our democracy, if we’re willing to fight for it
Toronto Star | Karim Bardeesy, Ana Serrano and Chris Cowperthwaite

No ‘magic bullet’ to solve toxic social-media content, LeBlanc says
Globe and Mail | Canadian Press

If you’re powerless or homeless, COVID-19 has you in its sights
Toronto Star | Martin Regg Cohn 

Government shouldn’t regulate all content on social media platforms, can force transparency: Minister
The Logic | Murad Hemmadi

Government must face up to to harms from Big Tech
Toronto Star | Editorial Board

MPs look to bridge gap in faith
Catholic Register | Brian Dryden

Mixing faith and politics could be a good thing for Canada
Hamilton Spectator | John Milloy

MPs and religious groups explore connection between faith, democracy and dialogue
Canadian Baha’i News Service

 

DemocracyXChange is founded by the Ryerson Leadership Lab and Open Democracy Project and co-presented by Samara Centre for Democracy, Ryerson Faculty of Arts, Toronto Public Library, Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University and OCAD University.