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By Kelly Carmichael
May 23, 2017

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Poll of 15,000 shows strong majority want Liberal MPs to uphold the promise of proportional representation for 2019

By Kelly Carmichael
May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 For Immediate Release Local polls in 20 Liberal ridings finds consensus: Canadians want their MPs to vote Yes to Proportional Representation! An upcoming vote in the House of Commons is giving MPs a chance to stand up …

RELEASE: Fair Vote Canada calls on NDP and Greens to form a governing coalition or accord and implement proportional representation

By Kelly Carmichael
May 10, 2017

Wednesday May 10, 2017 For immediate release A majority of BC voters have voted for parties that support proportional representation, says Fair Vote Canada. “The NDP and Greens will, together, have a majority of MLAs who ran on a platform …

Join us for FVC’s AGM – Where do we go from here? / l’AGA 2017 – Et maintenant, où allons-nous?

By Kelly Carmichael
May 5, 2017

  Français suivre Join us for Fair Vote Canada’s 2017 AGM! A look at the Electoral Landscape in Canada and abroad. Registration is Now Open! Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 Concordia University – Loyola Campus 7141 Sherbrooke St W Richard J. …

RELEASE: Accountability, Proportional Representation and the BC Election

By Kelly Carmichael
April 12, 2017

Tues. Apr. 11, 2017 For immediate release As British Columbia voters get set to go to the polls on May 9, they will have their first opportunity to elect a government committed to proportional representation. In recent interviews with Fair …

Statement by Fair Vote Canada re: third party status in by-elections

By Kelly Carmichael
April 3, 2017

Fair Vote Canada is a multi-partisan citizen campaign for proportional representation. We support candidates and parties who support the principle of proportional representation and who will commit to moving the issue forward. We believe all citizens deserve to be fairly …

By Kelly Carmichael
March 28, 2017

Share This: BC Parties and Proportional Representation The BC provincial election is on May 9, 2017. Let’s elect MLAs committed to making every vote count! Jump to What You Can Do and Resources  BC GREENS The BC Greens platform on …

When Justin Trudeau Broke His Promise to Make Every Vote Count, the response was immediate!

By Kelly Carmichael
March 16, 2017

“The Liberal talking points on electoral reform: a collection that belongs in an alternative facts class of its own.” – National affairs writer Chantal Hebert The Story of Justin Trudeau’s Broken Promise: Three parties, representing 62% of voters, campaigned on …

National day of Action on the Broken Promise.

By Kelly Carmichael
February 8, 2017

Last week, a decision was made in the PMO that outraged the Country. In response to Justin Trudeau’s broken promise on electoral reform, we are participating in a National Day of Action – Saturday, Feb. 11 Despite a strong consensus …

Outraged, Disgusted, Disappointed by Broken Electoral Reform Promise

By Kelly Carmichael
February 2, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has chosen his Party over Canadians by breaking his promise to “Make Every Vote Count”. “Canadians are outraged and disgusted that the Prime Minister has cynically abandoned his commitment to make 2015 the last unfair election. …

Survey overwhelmingly shows Canadians want parties to share power in future governments

By Kelly Carmichael
January 26, 2017

For Immediate Release Jan. 26, 2017 Canadians are smart. In spite of being handed a biased survey, they were able to wade through leading questions and still outline their preference for voting systems that require politicians to cooperate and work …

Proportional Representation the only credible option for 2019

By Kelly Carmichael
December 2, 2016

  For Immediate ReleaseDec. 1, 2016 Today, Canadians saw first-hand how proportional representation can work for all Citizens. The Special Committee on Electoral Reform – a multi-partisan group of MPs who were selected in proportion to the votes their parties …

Fair Vote Canada respectfully asks Minister Monsef to include questions about the principle of proportional representation on the Survey to Canadians

By Kelly Carmichael
November 24, 2016

November 24, 2016 The Honourable Maryam MonsefMinister of Democratic InstitutionsHouse of CommonsOttawa, OntarioCanada K1A 0A6Dear Minister Monsef,As we come to the end of a summer and fall of public consultations on electoral reform, we feel that this is a good …