Roundtable on the Democratic Deficit: Citizen Engagement and Consultation

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This report summarizes a roundtable discussion, which was commissioned by the Minister responsible for Democratic Reform, the Honourable Mauril Bélanger, to examine the challenges of improving democracy in Canada. Held in Toronto in March 2005, the session was led by the IOG and attended by several senior-level public servants, as well as representatives from academe, industry, the media and the non-profit sector.

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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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