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date: 22 November 2019

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This article discusses the continuing efforts of Canada in reforming its political institutions to emulate a representative government and a democratized government. It discusses the objectives and principles underlying the pressures for the democratic reform of the nation. The core of the article is the analysis of the several measures taken by Canada to reform the senate, the electoral system, and the regulation of political finance and related matters. The article concludes with a discussion of why, despite considerable efforts, the changes sought have not come about in the first two areas.

Keywords: democratic reform, reform, senate, electoral system, political finance, objectives and principles

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