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Transparency, disclosure and democracy

Transparency, disclosure and democracy

assessing the Chief Electoral Officer"s recommendations = Transparence et démocratie : évaluation des recommandations du directeur général des élections.

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Published by Institute for Research on Public Policy in Montréal, Québec .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections Canada.,
  • Canada. -- Parliament -- Elections.,
  • Election law -- Canada.,
  • Elections -- Canada.,
  • Campaign funds -- Canada.,
  • Voter registration -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKingsley, Jean-Pierre., Institute for Research on Public Policy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination107 p.
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20416160M

    An expert on secrecy in government explains the downsides and limits of transparency. Editions. Sections. Home Disclosure statement officials do is essential in a representative democracy. Without accountability and transparency, democracy is impossible. In their absence, voters are necessarily ignorant in their electoral choices; elections and the notion of the will of the people lose their meaning and government has the potential to become arbitrary and self-serving.


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