Authored by a team of Canada’s leading political scientists, the award-winning Canadian Democratic Audit represents one of the most ambitious examinations of Canadian democracy in recent political scholarship. Auditing Canadian Democracy marks the culmination of this landmark project. Using the uniquely Canadian benchmarks of participation, responsiveness, and inclusiveness, the contributors synthesize and update their findings from the original volumes. A concluding synopsis considers the various reform proposals put forth in the series. A lively and accessible examination of existing practices and reforms, this book’s timely analysis should interest all citizens concerned with the health of our democracy.
William Cross is the Hon. Dick and Ruth Bell Chair for the Study of Canadian Parliamentary Democracy at Carleton University in Ottawa.
Contributors: Darin Barney, André Blais, R. Kenneth Carty, John Courtney, William Cross, David Docherty, Joanna Everitt, Elisabeth Gidengil, Richard Nadeau, Neil Nevitt, Jennifer Smith, Graham White, and Lisa Young.