Why We Need to Stop Talking About Voting Systems!
Pulling a Trudeau. With all the talk in recent years about the problems with our voting system, the need for proportional representation, and the headway made in public support evidenced by polls such as this post-election Angus Reid poll, I … Read More
Political equality starts with the way we vote. Everyone’s vote should result in the representation they voted for. Any other result is undemocratic. We can’t have equality if over 50% of votes don’t result in any representation and keeps those … Read More
Everyone’s Vote Should Count
It’s a no brainer, right? We assume, in a democracy, that we should have the freedom to vote for whom we want and have that translate directly into representation for us. We assume, in a democracy, that the government should … Read More
Putting an End to Snap Elections
An election after only two years? Do you want to put an end to power-grabbing snap elections? When a voting system makes it possible to win a majority of seats with less than 40% of the vote (@37% is … Read More
Voting System Gives the Liberals a Wrong-Winner, Inflated Minority
This is the headline that should have been in the news after Monday’s election. Why? Because it is what really happened. But most of the media on Tuesday never even mentioned it when reporting the results: Canada’s non-proportional voting system … Read More
60% of Us Did Not Vote for This Government
Education Rally April 6th, 2019 What an amazing turnout at the Education Rally on April 6th at Queen’s Park in Toronto last weekend. The purpose of the rally was to protest against the education cuts to much needed staffing … Read More
Why I Want A Better Voting System
I love Canada. Canada is beautiful. Its lands are breath-taking. Its waters are abundant. Its people are diverse and accepting. We have strong regulations that protect us, and many social services that are the envy of our southern neighbours. I … Read More
The Possibility of a Better Democracy is Close at Hand….
Did you know that the possibility of a better democracy in Canada is close at hand? It’s called Proportional Representation, and every day we are getting closer and closer to finally having fair and proportional voting systems in Canada. Most … Read More