Statement - Reporting on Canadians' Engagement in their Democracy

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Karina Gould, issued the following statement after the publication of the final report reflecting Canadians' participation in

"The Government of Canada launched to engage as many Canadians as possible in the national conversation about electoral reform. I am pleased today to publicly release the findings from I encourage Canadians to read the report.

I would like to thank the over 360,000 people in Canada who had their say about electoral reform through online or by phone. We are grateful so many people participated in this innovative, interactive application to help us build a stronger, healthier democracy. I would also like to thank Vox Pop Labs for their hard work in delivering and providing this final report to us.

We will carefully consider these findings as we move forward."

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For further information: (media only), please contact: John O'Leary, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Democratic Institutions, 613-943-2044; Media Relations: Privy Council Office, 613-957-5420


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