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Because It’s 2016: Let’s Bring Canadian Government into This Century

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Some common aspects of Canada’s government belong with the horse and buggy brigade, and using leeches to cure diseases.

In this series, we take a look at a few aspects of government that desperately need updating. Trudeau said, “because it’s 2015” when asked why he appointed women to fill half of his cabinet positions. In this series, The Tyee says, “It’s 2016, so can we change a few other things now?”

In This Series

news

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Because It’s 2016: Why Do You Still Need to Own Land to Be a Senator?

First in a series on bringing Canada’s government into this century.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 24 Oct 2016


opinion

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Because It’s 2016: Let’s Drag Access-to-Info Out of the Stone Age

Seriously, I’m writing $5 cheques. Second in a series on bringing government into this century.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 26 Oct 2016


news

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Because It’s 2016: Why Can’t We Vote Online?

Canada is cold; don’t make us go outside. Third in a series on bringing government into this century.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 28 Oct 2016


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung