About Us

The recent Senate expense scandal has re-ignited a decades-old debate about what the future of Canada’s Senate should be.

The Manning Foundation for Democratic Education wants to re-engage grassroots Canadians in the debate over the future of our Senate. Following a blue ribbon symposium in 2012, we have assembled 6 proposals for Senate reform. Now it’s time for you to weigh in. What do you think should be the future of Canada’s Senate?

The Manning Foundation directs charitable dollars into publicly available research and education to strengthen the basic building blocks of democracy – ideas, education, mentorship and communications – to ensure that anyone who chooses to play an active role in politics is adequately prepared to do so.

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