Fair Elections Act

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Dear James, It’s time. The federal election is now officially underway, with the first debate happening tonight. I don’t need to tell you how much is at stake... more
Elections 2015
youth voting
youth
Fair Elections Act
Council of Canadians
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elxn2015
Canada
“This case is about the right to vote – the cornerstone of democracy.” With these words lawyer Steven Shrybman opened hearings against the Harper Conservatives... more
Fair Elections Act
Council of Canadians
Canadian democracy
Voter ID cards
Conservative Party of Canad
Steven Shrybman
Canadian Federation of Students
Students
Elections Canada
Harry Neufeld
cdnpoli
Canada
OTTAWA – Today, Democracy Watch launched a letter-writing campaign calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to finally come clean about who paid off his costs... more
Stephen Harper
campaign financing
Big Oil
Fair Elections Act
cdnpoli
Democracy Watch
Canada
The federal Conservatives have backed off on some unfair measures in their proposed so-called "Fair Elections Act" (Bill C-23) but they are not proposing... more
Fair Elections Act
governance
electoral reform
Conservative Party
Election 2015
Canada
Last month, more than 160 professors signed an open letter to express grave concerns about the damage to Canadian democracy that the “Fair Elections Act,” Bill... more
Fair Elections Act
governance
Academics
Conservative Party
Conservative Party of Canada
Federal Government
elections
electoral reform
Elections Act
Pierre Poilievre
Elections Canada
Canada
Bill C-23 is a travesty. To overhaul our election laws without consulting the rest of Parliament shows the complete and utter disregard that the Conservative... more
Fair Elections Act
Bill C-23
democracy
governance
Robocalls
Michael Sona
Conservative Party
Conservative Party of Canada
Canada
Even at my age, I simply had to do something about this undemocratic government that rides roughshod over us Canadians, with 39% of the popular vote. So I... more
Fair Elections Act
democracy
Stehphen Harper
Pierre Poilievre
constituents
governance
Transparency
Canada
A huge stunner from Harper’s former Communications Director Geoff Norquay today on CBC’s Power and Politics, suggesting that the Fair Elections Act is... more
Fair Elections Act
governance
electoral reform
CBC Power in Politics
Conservative Party of Canada
Conservative Party
Stepen Harper
Pierre Poilivre
Politics
Canada
Canadians are getting used to the tactics of Mr. Harper's team-of-total-control. They are no longer surprised by the persistent practice of badmouthing the... more
democracy
voting
Stephen Harper
Pierre Poilievre
Canadian Elections
2015
Marc Mayrand
Sheila Fraser
governance
electoral reform
Canada
Sheila Fraser, former Auditor General of Canada, has now joined a long list of respected people to point out the dangers in the proposed legislation. In her... more
democracy
Politics
Elections Act
Fair Elections Act
governance
Shiela Fraser
Pierre Poilievre
Canada
The recognized non-partisan experts keep telling us one thing. But, our very partisan politicians keep telling us that they don't believe the experts - just... more
democracy
Electoral System
Canada
Fair Elections Act
Pierre Poilievre
Stephen Harper
Harry Neufeld
governance
I've had my fill of Canada's current federal government. Stephen Harper's Conservatives have broken the trust of Canadians all across the country. Instead of... more
Fair Elections Act
Bill C 23
electoral reform
governance
Stephen Harper
Conservative Party
Conservative Party of Canada
Dr. Qais Ghanem
Politics
poem
poetry
Canada
Today, Democracy Watch called on the federal Conservatives to make the so-called “Fair Elections Act” (Bill C-23) actually fair, and detailed the 10 really... more
Fair Elections Act
democracy
governance
Democracy Watch
elections
Robocalls
Canada
Do you ever have those days where you feel like there’s a higher power who's entire purpose is to constantly test your grip on reality? You know those days... more
Politics
Rants
Rick Mercer
Fair Elections Act
Pierre Poilievre
Canada
The Conservatives were caught cheating multiple times by an organization (Elections Canada) doing its job. The penalties should be far harsher for cheating in... more
Fair Elections Act
Elections Act
electoral reform
Elections Canada
governance
Conservative Party
Pierre Poilievre
Stephen Harper
Reform
proportional representation
Robocall scandal
Senate
Federal Government
Canada