Special Committee on Electoral Reform

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We are counting on these Electoral Reform Committee members to build a fair 'Made in Canada' electoral system that makes every vote count equally.

Keep up with the Committee meeting schedule here 

Find out if they are coming to a city near you September-October!

Get engaged on twitter here


You can SUPPORT THEM as they embark on this historic process. Here are their TWITTER handles and EMAIL addresses:

Sherry Romanado, Liberal - @SherryRomanado - Sherry.Romanado@parl.gc.ca

John Aldag, Liberal - @jwaldag, John.Aldag@parl.gc.ca

Matt DeCourcey, Liberal - @MattDeCourcey, Matt.DeCourcey@parl.gc.ca

Ruby Sahota, Liberal - @MPRubySahota, Ruby.Sahota@parl.gc.ca

Gérard Deltell, Conservative - @gerarddeltell, Gerard.Deltell@parl.gc.ca

Blake Richards, Conservative - @BlakeRichardsMP, blake.richards@parl.gc.ca
(replaced Jason Kenney)


Alexandre Boulerice, NDP - @alexboulerice, Alexandre.Boulerice@parl.gc.ca

Luc Thériault, Bloc Quebecois - @LucTerjo1, Luc.Theriault@parl.gc.ca

Elizabeth May, Green Party - @ElizabethMay, Elizabeth.May@parl.gc.ca


Invitation to Canadians from the Special Committee on Electoral Reform:

TWITTER: The Committee members will monitor Twitter for comments and questions from Canadians. Members may relay these questions to the witnesses in real time. '


For more information,
visit the Government of Canada website on Electoral Reform:
http://www.parl.gc.ca/Committees/en/ERRE


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  • commented 2016-08-29 15:15:06 -0700
    The Green Party of Canada is the ‘unparty’, totally opposed to partisan politics and ardently in favour of people over party, so I think Brian’s comment is totally off! Improving our democracy is at the heart of the Electoral Reform Committee’s work.
  • commented 2016-08-19 12:35:23 -0700
    Brian’s comment is clearly a lead-up to a personal dislike for Elizabeth May. By his logic many MPs including Nathan Cullen, Maryam Monsef, and even Justin Trudeau should also immediately resign their seat in the house simply because they are committed to finding a more representative, less polarizing and more fair way to elect our representatives in government.

    Squeezing a country as diverse as ours into two polarities is not only disrespectful to its citizens but leads to wild policy swings that are bad for business and costly to taxpayers. I prefer to focus my attention on commentary that seeks to find constructive solutions to fixing an antiquated electoral system that fails to represent most Canadians.
  • commented 2016-08-10 10:34:05 -0700
    We elect Members of Parliament to represent each riding in the Parliament of Canada, not parties, movements, movement-parties or party leaders. Elizabeth May was elected by the constituents of the riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands not by the 1,938 people who voted for a candidate belonging to the Green Party in my riding. No other member of the Green Party is an MP in the Parliament of Canada because no other MP belonging to the Green Party was elected.

    When parliament is dissolved, elections are called in all 338 ridings in Canada; a general vote occurs in a General Election. Each riding holds its own election even though party organizations may choose to run national campaigns. The outcomes outside of each riding where elections are held must not be allowed to distort or steal the vote of constituents in other ridings. According to the principles of Canada’s Westminster-based parliamentary democracy, all constituents in all ridings are provided with the opportunity for democratic expression and to exercise their democratic rights, unlike less fully developed demcracies where party voting takes place and where parties negotiate power amongst themselves once voter rights are disposed of in so-called proportional representation elections.

    Elizabeth May sees herself as a Green Party representative; by seeking to change Canada’s electoral system to party representation Elizabeth May is dismissing her duty to represent the constitutents of Saanich-Gulf Islands and she is undermining the right of democratic representation in the Parliament of Canada by the constituents of Saanich-Gulf Islands. Elizabeth May is seeking to undermine democracy by calling for party oligarchy to replace democracy by changing Canada’s electoral system from voter-centred and riding-centred single member pluralitiy and majority elected MPs to party proportional representation.

    The question must be asked, is it time for Elizabeth May to resign her seat in the House of Commons.