Thursday, September 15, 2016

Electoral Reform in Canada

Many Canadians today believe that a “first-past-the-post” electoral system has outlived its usefulness. So with that in mind a non-partisan peoples’ movement came to birth, called Fair Vote Canada. This past summer the federal government formed a Special Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reform. There have been town-hall meetings across the country to find out what Canadians want in terms of electoral reform.
   The following brief by Fair Vote Canada was presented to the Special Committee, advocating for some form of proportional representation electoral system. They present three possible options. You can read their brief here

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