Samara Centre in the Media

October 2, 2023
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Our publications and initiatives have attracted extensive national media coverage. Find details about media coverage for the SAMbot project here and details about the Humans of the House podcast here

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Here are some of our most recent media appearances:

CBC Radio: The Current | April 25, 2024: More local politicians quitting over abuse

630 CHED, Shaye Ganam Show | April 17, 2024: A new perspective on the Online Harms Bill

Policy Options | April 16, 2024: Social media researchers are under attack. The online harms bill can help them fight back.

The Honest Talk | March 20, 2024: Courage, Ambition and renewal: the story of women in politics

TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin | March 6, 2024: How Can Canadians Combat Online Hate?

Maritime Noon, CBC Radio | January 30th, 2024: Phone-in: The State of Our Democracy

CBC NEWS | January 15th, 2024: 'Accurate, fair, unbiased information' is a public right, argues Lisa LaFlamme

CBC Radio IDEAS | January 15th, 2024: Lisa LaFlamme: In Defence of Democracy

Columnists from CBC Radio | November 17th, 2023: Appearance by Samara Centre Research Director Beatrice Wayne on the episode, Can a public official block a constituent?

Metro Morning | November 9th, 2023: Lisa LaFlamme and Samara Centre CEO Sabreena Delhon on the health of democracy and civic engagement

Politico (Ottawa Playbook) | November 2nd, 2023: Bad + Bitchy podcast co-host and Hill Times columnist ERICA IFILL has won The Samara Centre for Democracy’s inaugural Fourth Pillar of Democracy Award

The Arlene Bynon Show | September 19, 2023: Guest Appearance by Sabreena Delhon 

University of Calgary | August 25, 2023: UCalgary scholar discovered how to make the most of partnered research projects

Canadian Press | August 11, 2023: Concrete actions must accompany diverse cabinet, Canada Research Chair says 

Toronto Star | July 18, 2023: Spoiled for choice? Toronto councillor wants to limit how many can run for mayor

Global News | June 2, 2023: CJOB The Start with Mackling, Megerry and McNabb

The Hill Times | April 6, 2023: Ontario’s proposed polling ban would leave voters ‘in a dark room,’ says Nanos

The Samara Centre for Democracy is frequently asked to provide commentary and analysis on a range of topics related to civic engagement and political participation. We regularly appear in print, broadcast and digital news networks across the country. 

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