Democratically speaking: Quebec, Canada and the Middle East

Democratic deficits aren't just an 'over there' problem. By enhancing our own democracy in Quebec and Canada, we become a stronger role model and supporter for the peoples of the Middle East

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Quebec Premier Pauline Marois speaks in Montreal in June.
Rula Odeh
Published: Thursday, 10/31/2013 8:59 pm EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 10/31/2013 10:49 pm EDT

While exploring what democracy might eventually look like for the people of the Middle East, I was surprised to discover that we have significant democratic deficits right here in Quebec and Canada.

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