MP Donnelly's website recognized as one of the best in Canada

COQUITLAM—MP Fin Donnelly's website was recognized by Samara Canada for being one of the top Parliamentary websites in Canada.

Samara Canada, a non-partisan charity dedicated to reconnecting citizens to politics and increasing civic engagement, analyzed 299 MP websites between May and July of 2014.Samara reviewed how well citizens were able connect with their elected leaders and how well they understood the roll of their elected representatives. Donnelly was one of 9 NDP MPs in the top 12 best websites.

“I am honoured to be recognized," said Donnelly.‎ "My team works hard to ensure we are accessible and transparent to the public. The award is a real reflection of our effort to engage local citizens."

FinDonnelly.ca scored high marks for the information clearly presented on his website—contact info for both his Coquitlam and Ottawa offices, his expense reports, petitions, volunteer opportunities, services offered by his office, Fin’s work in Parliament and his social media contacts.

“We present a lot of complex information in a useful way. I hope people find the information they're looking for quickly, and come away feeling empowered and engaged after visiting my website," said Donnelly.