According to a new assessment, the condition of democracy in Canada has deteriorated in recent years, knocking it out of the top ten most stable democracies in the world. The report attributes this to the effects of COVID-19 limits on personal freedoms and related public attitude. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), based in London, released its annual Democracy Index study on Feb. 10 that ranked 167 nations in 2021 based on factors such as electoral procedures and civil rights. Despite the fact that fewer than half of the world’s population lives in a democracy, Canada has dropped out of the top ten most stable democracies for the first time since The Economist began publishing the survey in 2006, falling to 12th place. “Canada’s citizens believe they have little control over their life,” according to the survey, “a sentiment exacerbated by … Continue reading Canada Is No Longer A Top 10 Stable Democracy According To Recent Study.
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