The Liberal Party platform stated that they will make every vote count and they will consider proportional representation and ranked ballots. Only proportional systems can make every vote count.
The voting reform debate in Canada is full of confusing and nonsensical statements about proportional representation. And that's intentional. But here's the truth!
Opponents of electoral reform sometimes claim that proportional representation means amending the constitution or could be subject to a constitutional challenge. They're wrong.
Justin Trudeau promised electoral reform in Canada, but all voting systems are not created equal. rabble's new series hopes to inform the conversation on PR and why Canada needs it.
Trudeau promised to "make every vote count." If he wants true representation in Canada, he should probably look to proportional representation.
For a candid perspective on Parliament Hill there is no one better to speak with than Green Party leader Elizabeth May. We talk climate change, electoral, political, and monetary reform and much more.
The new Liberal government has promised that 2015 was the last election using first-past-the-post. Fair Vote Canada invites you to join a two part webinar on voting Sunday February 21 at 7 PM EST.
The evidence is clear: countries with proportional representation (PR) electoral systems are gentler places to live and better places to do business.
Democrats must help define the problems we are trying to solve with proportional representation by highlighting equal, effective votes at the centre of our analysis and solution.
Join the webinar on January 21 to find out.