Samara Canada

Why We Want To Host The Leaders' Debate

Kenny Yum | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Politics
Kenny Yum

We couldn't agree more that the federal election debates need a refresher. So last week HuffPost Canada and Twitter Canada, along with Samara Canada, submitted a proposal to the federal parties that invited them to a debate worthy of a connected and social age.

Why We Hate Politics

Jennifer Hollett | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Politics
Jennifer Hollett

I recently delivered a TEDxTalk in Toronto's Distillery District, inspired by the event theme "invented here." I wanted to talk about politics, but I knew if I did that, I'd likely lose the audience. So I explored the reasons behind the yawn reflex when someone mentions politics: I titled my talk "How to Hate Politics."

Watching the Watchdog: Three Scary Truths About Canadian Democracy

Tim Knight | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Politics
Tim Knight

The Toronto-based charity, Samara, has a commitment to examining how our political system works. And to do that, it "seeds ideas for relevant and responsive politics that Canadians can believe in." This all sounds very polite. In actual fact, however, Samara is a major shit disturber