"Why am I so willing to give the benefit of the doubt? It is because I know how critical it is to keep hope alive. I do not want to feed the bad wolf. Citizen engagement and faith in the system are essential ingredients for our survival." ~Elizabeth MayHow Justin Trudeau fed the wrong wolf
Our promising (pun intended) prime minister must take stock. This is a moment for urgent course correction. Do not feed the wrong wolf. Too much is at stake...
Learn more about the Canada-wide ERRE consultation, the evidence presented and the committee’s findings, with Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, and Nathan Cullen, NDP Critic for Democratic Reform.Read more
Strengthening Democracy in Canada: Principles, Process and Public Engagement for Electoral Reform.
The report, an unprecedented document that compiles the best public and academic evidence available, will be an important milestone for reform. It confirms that the overwhelming majority of those who testified to the Committee favoured proportionality.Read more
Our apologies for the delay in updating our blog to include the last meetings of the Electoral Reform Committee. Thanks so much for your inquiries, interest, and patience!
We are working on it and, like our previous pages, will have links to: articles, Elizabeth's video blogs, audio and televised meetings, and auto generated Facebook and Twitter posts.
In the meantime...Read more
Elizabeth’s personal video blog from one her favourite cities in Canada - Old Quebec!:
"I’m lucky to have a friend who lives right here, so I billeted just saving the tax payers a little money and I love it here. We didn’t get to do a blog from Toronto, the day was too long we didn’t..."
To listen to the audio links of ERRE mtgs #25 thru #29...Read more
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When people come together, across generations, across cultures, across sectors, they make great things happen. This is a golden window of opportunity to do what's right and fix our broken electoral system.Read more
Electoral Reform Tour Has Canadians Getting #EngagedinER
The committee is traveling from coast to coast to coast, to hear from Canadians on the 'opportunity of a generation' to bring electoral reform to the Canadian voting system!
A very informative, non-partisan compilation by CPAC:
"Electoral Reboot: What you need to know as MPs consider how you elect them" Including: Canada’s current voting system and some alternative options, key facts on the debate, the committee and more...
Saturna Islanders and others packed the hall to be #EngagedinER with Minister Monsef and Elizabeth May
"What I'm hearing over and over again from Canadians, is that they expect their politicians to collaborate and cooperate..." Maryam MonsefRead more