Tag Archives: Proportional representation

NDP Convention 2013: Resolution on Electoral Reform

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: 5-02-13 Resolution on Electoral Reform, submitted by Craig Scott, the MP for Toronto-Danforth. WHEREAS the current federal electoral system contains major shortcomings generating a significant democratic deficit; WHEREAS the decline in voter turnout in federal elections in the last twenty years in Canada is

Liberals-NDP Merger: Great Idea, Just Not Now

Paul T. Hellyer, former Liberal defense minister makes another compelling case for a merger of the centrist Liberals and left-leaning New Democratic Party (NDP). The trouble is: so far the the merger of the two parties has been  prescribed as a panacea for all the