The full text of the bill in question
The exchange you can’t miss starring Craig Scott, Elections Canada and the Democratic Reform Minister
In this week’s Maclean’s I write about Marc Mayrand, Canada’s chief electoral officer. Mayrand is often called a “watchdog,” the informal category that also includes federal officials like the auditor
Colby Cosh on pie slices and the boundaries commission
Andrew Young objects to the idea of a one-time pact to reform the electoral system on different grounds.
I can think of nothing worse than changing the rules of a
An email from the Joyce Murray campaign yesterday: Ms. Murray is pleased with the latest endorsement of a one-time electoral pact.
The Pundits Agree: Cooperation Only Way To Defeat Harper
The case against a one-time pact to bury first-past-the-post
Aaron Wherry on an idea that’s too cute by half
Stephane Dion’s speech on electoral reform to the Green party convention this past weekend.
The text is here. Mr. Dion previously explained his idea here.
On the occasion of his departure from the NDP caucus, Bruce Hyer and I chatted today via telephone.
Q: So I guess first off, when did you start to think
NDP leader Brian Mason’s first words on reaching the podium? “The phone booth just doubled!”
Stephane Dion proposes a preferential voting system that would expand the size of ridings and elect three to five MPs per riding.
The great advantage of preferential voting is that
Peggy Nash promises to pursue proportional representation.
Nash’s plan calls for moving proportional representation beyond the platform to a campaign & legislative priority by making it a prominent, salient issue
Significantly, the government’s announcement came via Twitter
Why does Paul Dewar want Alberta and Saskatchewan to stop doing what’s making them rich?
Could Quebec’s place in the federation decline in the coming years?
Pining for electoral reform—the real Green cause—as the planet burns is pure political narcissism