Website shows you which government positions you can run for

Enter your home address at Run for Office and you'll see a list of all the government positions you can run for. The site also offers a free online course on how to run for office.

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How to save the CBC, making it a global online participatory leader

In my latest Guardian column, What Canada's national public broadcaster could learn from the BBC, I look at the punishing cuts to the CBC, and how a shelved (but visionary) BBC plan to field a "creative archive" of shareable and remixable content could help the network lead the country into a networked, participatory future. Read the rest