The government's attempt to interfere with Elections Canada without opposition support and without consulting the Chief Electoral Officer is more proof of why we need a proportional voting system.
Fair Elections Act
With the Fair Elections Act, 2014 Federal Budget, First Nations Education Act and more, it begs the question: Has Canada gone too far into Conservative politics to turn back?
The 2014 federal budget has been generating serious conflict among the Conservatives' own ranks and beyond. But as bad as it is, the "Fair Elections Act" still rings far worse.
Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand believes the 'Fair Elections Act' endangers our democracy. In fact, it seems the Act even finds a way to exacerbate the very problem it's supposed to solve!
The Council of Canadians, the Canadian Federation of Students and LeadNow.ca launched petitions responding to the Conservative "Fair Elections Act" last Friday.
A round-up of articles and blogposts about the unFair Elections Act.
Take action to stop the Harper government's anti-democratic 'Fair Elections Act' which could pass as early as this Monday February 10 or Tuesday February 11.
Try as she might, the regina mom is unable to fully concentrate on poetry while the current attack on Canadian democracy is underway.
Given the Conservatives' track record of ignoring or circumventing Canada's electoral law, it's worth fact-checking the spin, so here are five things you need to know about the Fair Elections Act.
Pierre Poilievre's new Fair Elections Act does contain at least a few positive changes; however, it does not give power to the people who investigate abuses and it has one surprisingly large loophole.