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A petition to end prosecutions for public nudity is one of many parliamentary petitions Canadians are using to build support for a cause and participate directly in the governing process.
Petitioners can use a paper or online petition to press the House of Commons, the government of Canada, a minister of the Crown or a member of Parliament to do something, or to stop doing something.
Filing a petition doesn’t compel the federal government to act on the issue it raises, but it does demand a
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