Canadians support electoral reform, would vote for cooperation candidates – new national poll

 

April 4, 2013 – Toronto –  A new national Environics poll shows that Canadians think our democratic system is broken, overwhelmingly favour proportional representation, and are willing vote for cooperation candidates to defeat Conservative MPs in the next federal election.
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Replace electoral system, then scrap Senate

Opinion - Toronto Star - Mar 11 2013

It is great to see support increasing for abolishing the Senate. However, even with its scandals and foibles, the Senate is not the worst affront to democracy in Canada. That, in my view, is the failure to represent voters fairly in the House of...


Attention: Liberals! FYI Joyce Murray is coming to Toronto

Attention: Liberals! For your information...

http://www.joycemurray.ca/events

Joyce Murray is coming to the Toronto this week and this is a great opportunity for you to meet with her:

•February 14th, 2013, from 5pm to 7pm @ The...


Fair Vote Canada Video Contest about the “big idea” of proportional representation

http://www.fairvotetakeaction.org/fair-vote-canada-video-contest/

Fair Vote Canada is excited to announce the launch of our 2015 campaign video contest!

We’re looking for that video that will go viral...


2013: The year of the democracy coalition

February 5, 2013 by Murray Dobbin

http://murraydobbin.ca/2013/02/05/2013-the-year-of-the-democracy-coalition/

When historians write the chapter on the current period of social democracy in...


Andrew Coyne: No opposition party is going to beat the Tories until they unite behind electoral reform

Andrew Coyne | Jan 25, 2013 National Post

"Fundamentally, it comes down to this: are the opposition parties serious? Do they really want to beat the Conservatives, or just talk about it? Are they serious about electoral reform, or is it, too, just a talking point? And assuming they mean...


News on the Liberal Leadership and Calgary Centre By-election: Action required - email The National!

Attention especially to Liberals and Liberal supporters!!

Good news, Joyce Murray, MP for Vancouver Quadra, has announced her candidacy for the Liberal leadership. She is not only the only announced candidate with ministerial experience (as B.C. provincial Environment minister) she...


Electoral reform is the issue

Re: Back to the future for Liberals, Opinion Nov. 18

Fraser Harland and Mark Dance frankly related their naivete in expecting a Liberal victory under Michael Ignatieff in 2011, so swept up were they as Parliamentary interns (one of them to Justin Trudeau).

They...

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