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Public Record - Televised Election Debates in Canada


The Queen's Centre for the Study of Democracy hosts a conference entitled “Televised Election Debates in Canada: Reality TV or Useful Political Discourse?,” Kingston, Ont., September 25, 2009.

In the third session of the day, panellists examine the international perspective on televised election debates in Canada. The panellists are John B. Johnson (editor and co-publisher, Watertown Daily Times), Nicholas Fogg (fellow, Centre for the Study of Democracy Studies), and Martin Regg Cohn (deputy editorial page editor, Toronto Star). Rudyard Griffiths (co-founder, the Dominion Institute) makes closing remarks. After speaking, panellists field questions from audience members. Mary Lou Finlay (Centre for the Study of Democracy) and Jonathan Rose (Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University) moderate.


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