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The Reform Act and how to fix Parliament

Michael Chong explains himself and the debate continues

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Steve Paikin interviews Michael Chong about the Reform Act.

Meanwhile, the grand debate about what to do with our Parliament and our politics continues.

Conservative MP James Rajotte, who seconded the Reform Act, talks to the Leduc Representative about his support for the bill. Former NDP MP Bill Blaikie looks at previous attempts to reform Parliament. Scott Reid and Colin Horgan consider the lack of shame in our politicians. Adam Goldenberg says what MPs really need is more resources. And Radical Centrist looks at the British Conservative party’s 1922 Committee.

See previously: Let the Reform Act debate beginWhat if the Reform Act is a bad idea?Thirty questions to ask before proceeding with the Reform ActThe Reform Act and our parliamentary democracy on trialWhat would Michael Chong’s Reform Act mean for riding nominations?Explaining and debating the Reform ActThe Reform Act: Who is saying whatAre we better off without the Reform Act?, Is the Reform Act enough? Or is it too much? and Is section 67(4)(c) of the Elections Act the only thing protecting parties from Holocaust deniers?