Canada's Democratic Culture: Ideas Worth Spreading

An interactive workshop with some of Canada's leaders in democratic engagement

Date Monday, September 17, 2012

Time 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

LocationUniversity of British Columbia
Freddy Wood Theatre
6354 Crescent Road
Vancouver, British Columbia

Start your semester with some inspiration!

Engage, discuss, tweet about and even challenge some of Canada's leaders in democratic engagement as they propose their "one great idea" on Canada's democratic culture.

Modelled after the popular TED talks, this two-hour event will set the stage for the school year by exploring Canadian politics, Canada's electoral system and Canada's democratic culture.

Facilitated by CBC Radio host Stephen Quinn, this event will feature:

Keith Archer, Chief Electoral Officer, Elections British Columbia
Keith Archer
Chief Electoral Officer,
Elections British Columbia
Dr. Max Cameron, Director, Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia
Dr. Max Cameron
Director, Centre for the Study
of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia
Susan Torosian, Senior Director for Public Affairs, Elections Canada
Susan Torosian
Senior Director for Public
Affairs, Elections Canada


Alison Loat, Co-founder and Executive Director, Samara
Alison Loat
Co-founder and Executive Director, Samara
Bernard Rudny, Elections and Program Strategy Coordinator, Apathy is Boring
Bernard Rudny
Elections and Program Strategy Coordinator, Apathy is Boring
Peter MacLeod, Principal and Co-founder, MASS LBP
Peter MacLeod
Principal and Co-founder,
MASS LBP


Stephen Quinn, MC - CBC Radio host
Stephen Quinn
CBC Radio host


Doors open at 10:45 a.m.
Everyone welcome. Space is limited.
Refreshments will be served.

Link to Elections Canada