Citizen Deliberative Decision-Making: Evaluation of the Ontario Citizens’ Assembly on Electoral Reform

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This report provides an independent evaluation of the Ontario Citizens’ Assembly on Electoral Reform – a unique exercise in citizen engagement in the province. The evaluation looks at the achievement of three key success factors – the empowerment of Assembly members to deliberate and decide; the engagement of a broad range of Ontarians through consultations; and the establishment of the Citizens’ Assembly as a model for citizen dialogue on public policy questions.

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Institute on Governance

Institute on Governance

Founded in 1990, the Institute on Governance (IOG) is an independent, Canada-based, not-for-profit public interest institution with its head office in Ottawa and an office in Toronto. Our mission is ‘advancing better governance in the public interest,’ which we accomplish by exploring, developing and promoting the principles, standards and practices which underlie good governance in the public sphere, both in Canada and abroad.

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