Responsive Government

Improve the representation of First Nations, Métis Nation & Inuit peoples, all Indigenous people on jury roll, jury panel, jury

TITLE: Improve the representation of First Nations, Métis Nation & Inuit peoples, all Indigenous people on jury roll, jury panel, jury selection with respect to criminal trials, civil trials and Coroner’s inquests. Idea is good, here's one possible solution & rationale. Always more than one solution! What's your solution to the GOAL? One possible solution Create, maintain a voluntary & confidential online Indigenous ...more »

Submitted by (@johndelberthamilton)

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Inclusive and Just Society

Fair pay or compensation for Jury Duty

Jury duty is an obligation that many people try to get out of - this is bad in a system where people are to be judged by a jury of their peers and those serving incur sacrifices. Jury duty pay rates should be increased - no pay for the day you show up, but the rates below are too low and if someone is below the poverty line can mean they might not be able to pay rent or avoid going into debt: Those persons selected ...more »

Submitted by (@doctorb)

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Responsive Government

Change the Libel and Slander Act to recognise the Internet is different from print or radio

The 1990 Libel and Slander Act limits the ability of citizens to sue newspapers and broadcasters. All other forms of defamation are not covered by the Act and anyone suing for defamation need not care about what the act says. There are notice provisions that protect the media from being sued, and if a person delays or does not provide the same sort of notice, then the media is exempt from being sued. The Act was written ...more »

Submitted by (@doctorb)

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An Ontario Constitution

The time has come for Ontario to enact its own Constitution to protect and enhance the values we hold most dear; Liberty of the Person and Self-determination. While the Constitution of Canada and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides and protects Ontarians, it is and will be subject to interpretation over time and such interpretations should be guided by our own understanding of liberty and self-determination. ...more »

Submitted by (@gregory)

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