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Sheila Copps Doubles Down on Winner-Take-All voting

By Kelly Carmichael
May 21, 2016

With little factual information, Sheila Copps weighs into the electoral reform debate calling proportional representation ‘hogwash’ with myths and fear-mongering – reinforcing the new elite framing ‘it’s all too complicated’. Canadians are not only generous, as she points out, they …

Tribute to Wendy Bergerud

By Kelly Carmichael
March 14, 2016

Wendy Bergerud, a member of Fair Vote Canada’s national council, a leader in Fair Vote Canada Victoria and a long time proportional representation activist passed away on March 8, 2016. This tribute was written by the executive of Fair Vote …

Webinar: PR 101 and Unpacking Ranked Ballots

By Kelly Carmichael
February 18, 2016

Sunday February 21, 7 PM EST The new Liberal government has promised that 2015 was the last election using first-past-the-post. Their election platform stated: “We will make every vote count. We will convene an all-party Parliamentary committee to review a …

Canadians who have voted with PR share their experiences

By Kelly Carmichael
December 18, 2015

As we look forward to a new voting in 2019 which will make every vote count, Canadians who have voted in countries using proportional representation have shared their experience with us. We asked them: How does proportional representation make voting …