September 1st, ERRE-23
7th meeting of the final week for the Special Committee on Electoral Reform, the MPs hear from...
David McLaughlin (former deputy minister of the New Brunswick Commission on Legislative Democracy), Craig Scott (law professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University), and Graham Fox (President and CEO of the Institute for Research on Public PolicyRead more
August 31st, ERRE-22
Third and last meeting of the day, the committee hears from non-academics
Jane Hilderman, Dominic Vézina, and Taylor Gunn...
August 31st, ERRE-21
Mid-day, the committee hears from 3 more witnesses...
Professor Richard Johnston (UBC), Darrell Bricker CEO, IPSOS, and Fraser Institute fellow Gordon F. Gibson
August 31st, ERRE-20
For the first meeting of three today, the committee reaches across the globe...
Via videoconference to Joachim Behnke and Friedrich Pukelsheim in Munich, Germany and Mary Pitcaithly and Andy O’Neill in Falkirk, United KingdomRead more
August 30th, ERRE-19
Second meeting of the day, the committee hears from...
Professor Louis Massicotte, Assistant Professor Melanee Thomas, and Campaigner-Electoral Reform Katelynn NorthamRead more
August 30th, ERRE-18
The committee hears from academic witnesses...
Jean-Sébastien Dufresn (President MDN), Professor Eric Maskin (Harvard), and Director and Associate Professor Peter John Loewen (UofT)Read more
August 29th, ERRE-17
The last week the Special Committee is in Ottawa: meeting 1/7
Ed Broadbent (Broadbent Institute), Jean-Pierre Charbonneau (prior Quebec Minister), and Associate Professor Yasmin Dawood...Read more
Elizabeth's Video Blog
Elizabeth's video blog for week of ERRE-13-16
‘The high point for me, was the testimony of Professor Arend Lijphart author of the 36 country study, ‘Patterns of Democracy’ – which systems perform better for democracy…Read more
August 23rd, ERRE-16
Fourth and last meeting in two days, the special committee hears from...
Professor Matthew P. Harrington (Université de Montréal), Public Policy Chair Thomas S. Axworthy (University of Toronto), and Professor Pippa Norris (Harvard University)...Read more
August 23rd, ERRE-15
First meeting of the second day, the special committee hears from...
Professor Barry Cooper (University of Calgary), e-Democracy director Nicole Goodman (University of Toronto), and assistant professor Emmett Macfarlane...Read more