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Joe ComartinJoe Comartin, distinguished political scientist in residence, will offer his perspective on the state of Canadian democracy in a public lecture Thursday.

Former MP to consider state of Canadian democracy

Former Windsor-Tecumseh MP Joe Comartin will discuss the current state of national affairs in a free public presentation on campus Thursday.

Comartin, a UWindsor alumnus (BA 1968, LLB 1971), holds the position of distinguished political scientist in residence. He served as MP from 2000 to 2015, with additional duties as deputy opposition leader and deputy speaker of the House of Commons.

His lecture, entitled “The State of Canadian Democracy 2015: One Person’s Perspective,” will run 4 to 6 p.m. January 28 in room 203, Toldo Health Education Centre.