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Canada's Democracy Summit

April 11–13, 2024 in Toronto

Courage Through Chaos

Connecting, celebrating and equipping people who are taking action to strengthen democracy and civil society. Join us at OCAD University and TMU in Toronto this April as we take on today’s most urgent civic issues. 

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Featured Keynote

Meta Whistleblower, Frances Haugen, to Headline DemocracyXChange Summit in Toronto April 11–13, 2024 

In Her New Memoir, The Power of One, Haugen Warns That a Lack of Transparency in Big Tech Continues to Cause Harm.


Integrity of Information

How and where people get their sources of information continues to evolve. We’ll examine the latest tools that people are turning to, the ongoing policy debates and the chaos that ensues in this quickly moving space.


Democracy Futures Workshop

Sold Out in its First Year – Back in 2024!

The Democracy Futures 2024 Workshop will invite participants to imagine possible futures for a flourishing democracy in Canada. In the workshop, participants will be guided through various activities and processes of strategic foresight. Strategic foresight is an approach to rigorously look at different possibilities of how the future may unfold over time. In small groups, participants will work through a series of exploratory activities in order to uncover new insights, connections, implications and opportunities for the future of democracy. The workshop will be immersive and require participants to work together to develop new visions for a resilient democracy.


Tickets to this workshop will be available soon. Please check back.

We’re at a pivotal moment for democracy in Canada and democracies around the world. It’s time to re-connect pro-democracy voices, confront the corrosive forces that erode public trust, and reignite progress that delivers positive change for people.

Karim Bardeesy

Executive Director of the Leadership Lab and the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship at TMU

Sponsors and Partners

Co-Presenting Sponsors
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