Putting proportional representation to work

The implications of introducing proportional representation to Canada

Putting proportional representation to workPart 3 in our series on [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/series/electoral-reform-explained/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]electoral reform[/popup] CALGARY, Alta. April 14, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Canadians want greater congruence between votes and legislative seats. And we want better representation of women, minority groups and ideas in the houses of government. Those powerful incentives make proportional representation attractive. The main draw of proportional representation (PR) is…

Pros and cons of the alternative vote to electoral reform

Second in our series on revising and reviving democracy in Canada

Pros and cons of the alternative vote to electoral reform[popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/03/pros-cons-alternative-vote/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]Download[/popup] this column on the alternative vote and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/electoral-reform/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]electoral reform[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] This is the second in our [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/series/electoral-reform-explained/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]series[/popup] describing electoral reform possibilities. The series is being written by Dr. Doreen Barrie, an adjunct assistant professor in the…

Time to fix the flaws in our electoral system

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Electoral reform requires broad Canadian input

We need consultation, and a decision-making process that is inclusive, fair and open

Electoral reform requires broad Canadian input//  electoral reform  electoral reform [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/electoral-reform-requires-broad-canadian-input/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/electoral-reform/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Electoral reform[/popup]   [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] OTTAWA, Ont. Feb. 12, 2016/ Troy Media/ - To referendum or not to referendum — that is not the only electoral reform question. The overall issue is ensuring…

A simpler road to electoral reform in Canada

First step: have fewer ridings but more members per riding

A simpler road to electoral reform in Canada//  electoral reform  electoral reform [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/a-simpler-road-to-electoral-reform/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/electoral-reform/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]electoral reform[/popup]  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] RED DEER OUT RED DEER, Alta. Feb. 3, 2016/ Troy Media/ — One sure-fire way to make certain nobody is happy with our government is for it to keep its promise…

Electoral system reforms could lead to Trump-like candidates in Canada

One of the consequences of electoral reform could be the emergence of Trump-like candidates in Canadian politics

Electoral system reforms could lead to Trump-like candidates in Canada//  electoral system  electoral system [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/electoral-system-reforms-could-lead-to-trump-like-candidates-in-canada/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on Canada's [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/electoral-reform/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]electoral system[/popup]   [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] NEW YORK Jan. 24, 2016/ Troy Media/ - In Canada, the exchange of political philosophies on social and economic ordering, as well as on foreign…

Trudeau government should leave electoral system alone

The great advantage of our present electoral system is that future governments can reverse the bad decisions of previous ones

Trudeau government should leave electoral system alone//  electoral system  trudeau government [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/trudeau-government-should-leave-electoral-system-alone/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/electoral-reform/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]electoral system[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/justin-trudeau/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Trudeau government[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] LETHBRIDGE, Alta. Jan 14, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Janet Ajzenstat is the greatest scholar of our generation on Confederation and…

10 reasons Liberals wrong to ram through election reform

Mess with democracy at your own risk, Mr. Trudeau

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Electoral reform only legit with a referendum

With only 39.47 per cent in popular support, the Trudeau government's plan for electoral reform is blatantly undemocratic

Electoral reform only legit with a referendum//  Electoral reform  Electoral reform [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/electoral-reform-only-legit-with-a-referendum/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/democracy/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]electoral reform[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Jan. 5. 2016/ Troy Media/ - The federal Liberal proposal for electoral reform in Canada has its merits. The government’s plan to force improvements to…

Let’s settle on the question for electoral reform before we ask it

Only when we know what the question really should be can we ask it of all Canadians

Let’s settle on the question for electoral reform before we ask itDownload this column on electoral reform and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/democracy/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]democracy[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] RED DEER OUT RED DEER, Alta. Dec. 14, 2015/ Troy Media/ — Of the hundred-odd campaign promises made by the Liberals to get elected in October, one of the most difficult to deliver will be electoral…
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