You Have Two Weeks to Save Electoral Reform – The Tyee

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2017200 Views

Earlier this month, Nathan Cullen, New Democratic MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley and critic for democratic reform, held a town hall meeting in Winnipeg as part of a cross-country tour to engage citizens on electoral reform.

Wait, you might be thinking — isn’t electoral reform dead? Didn’t Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wipe it from the government’s agenda back in February?

Kind of, but it’s not that simple. While Trudeau attempted to abandon his campaign promise of electoral reform in early February, a window of opportunity for action to strengthen our democracy remains. But that window is closing — in less than a month MPs will vote on whether to move electoral reform forward or toss it aside.

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