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What is eDemocracy?

eDemocracy (a portmanteau of “electronic” and “democracy”) is an approach to democracy which emphasizes equity, fairness, and inclusion. eDemocracy seeks to combine the use of modern technology and.

Amidst Pandemic, BC Community Leads Innovative Climate Engagement Process

For Immediate Release: August 6, 2020 A new case study report was released today by the non-profit organization eDemocracy Solutions (the sister organization of Canadian tech company Ethelo). The.

Why Are Some People Left Out of Digital Democracy?

Modern democracies have evolved more in the last few months than they have in the past century. Digital tools, live-streaming capabilities, and sophisticated technological platforms are changing how.

Press Release: Offline Meets Online in a New Solution for Public Engagement During Physical Distancing

Two Canadian companies, Ethelo and Converso, are pleased to announce a new collaboration to address the challenges of public engagement during physical distancing. Their new Virtual Open.

Democracy in a Time of Social Distancing

Times of crisis are when democracies face their greatest challenges, and also when they show their greatest strengths. In recent weeks, we have seen governments around the world put to the test as.

Ethelo Comes in First in Digital Democracy Report

Digital technology is fundamentally changing the way that we engage in democratic processes. After 9 years using its breakthrough technology to offer peaceful resolution to some of society’s most.

What is eDemocracy and how does it compare to polls and surveys?

Have you ever heard the term 'eDemocracy,' and wondered what it meant? 

What’s Fair in Group Decision Making? And How Do You Achieve It?

The idea of a "fairness dilemma" permeates nearly every type of group decision, whether in government, business, or even among a family. In an ideal world, everyone involved in the decision-making.

Online Budget Consultations: the Next Milestone in eDemocracy

Just like any social innovation, democracy is liable to evolve and improve over the course of time. Today, our democratic systems have the unique opportunity to be greatly enhanced by modern.

Climate Leader Ben West Joins eDemocracy Solutions and Launches Carbon Budget Platform

  After nearly two decades of working on the issue of climate change, outspoken campaign organizer Ben West has now taken on a new role as Executive Director that he believes could help play a.