Our Democracy is Broken: How Do We Fix It?

In Conversation with Maclean’s

Our Democracy is Broken: How Do We Fix It?

Maclean’s magazine and CPAC present a panel discussion entitled “Our Democracy Is Broken: How Do We Fix It?,” Toronto, Ont., September 23, 2009.

CPAC’s Peter Van Dusen moderates a head-to-head debate between Andrew Coyne and Paul Wells of Maclean’s on the state of Canada’s democracy. Guest panelists also join in the discussion, including former NDP Leader Ed Broadbent, former prime minister’s chief of staff Eddie Goldenberg, author John Ralston Saul, and Conservative commentator Rick Anderson. After speaking, panellists take questions from audience members.


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Peter Van Dusen

A distinctive and popular personality with more than two decades of reporting and anchoring experience, Peter is a well-known journalist in Canada’s political arena. He joined CPAC in 2001 to host CPAC’s flagship show, PrimeTime Politics, and as Executive Producer of the channel has guided the evolution of programming to strengthen the viewer experience. Prior to joining CPAC, Peter spent 11 years with CBC Television in Ottawa as the evening anchor for local news.