FVC News

Change of government opens the door to electoral reform!

By Kelly Carmichael
July 4, 2017

For Immediate Release Sent to media: June 30, 2017 Since May, citizens in British Columbia have been biting their nails waiting to see who will govern their Province. NDP Leader John Horgan emerged from the Government House to announce that …

It was Justin Trudeau’s way or ‘No Way’.

By Kelly Carmichael
June 29, 2017

For immediate release – June29, 2017 Voters understand that changing the electoral system was never a run-of-the-mill issue. When more than 50% of voters sit on the sidelines in any given election, while one party with a false majority is …

Proportional Representation on BC’s front burner!

By Kelly Carmichael
June 2, 2017

For Immediate Release May 31, 2017 British Columbia voted for change and it would appear John Horgan and Andrew Weaver have found common ground to deliver real change. They have signed a Supply and Confidence Agreement and intend to work …

Poll Posters

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. …