Contact

Executive Director
Kelly Carmichael
office@fairvote.ca

Action Coordinator
Anita Nickerson
anita.nickerson@fairvote.ca

Fundraiser & Outreach Coordinator
Marilyn Lybbert
marilyn.lybbert@fairvote.ca

Fair Vote Canada
408 – 283 Danforth Ave.
Toronto, ON M4K 1N2

Media Enquiries
Kelly Carmichael – office@fairvote.ca, 705-559-9657
Electoral Expert: Wilfred Day – dayphope@on.aibn.com, 905-885-5456

National Council
National Advisory Board

Find a speaker

Looking for a speaker for your group, club, classroom, or event? We’ll come out and give a presentation of any length, tailored to your group’s needs!  Just contact speakers@fairvote.ca.

Volunteer

Fair Vote Canada is a volunteer driven organization. We are always looking for people with skills, a deep commitment to democracy and time. If you would like to donate some time to help us Make Every Vote Count, please email Kelly at office@fairvote.ca and let her know how you would like to get involved.

Find a chapter or start one

Get involved in your community.  Find your local chapter or team below.  If there isn’t a chapter or team in your area, start one today — it’s easier than you think!

ALBERTA
edmonton@fairvote.ca Web site Facebook
Calgary – facebook group (closed group- please request to join!)

BRITISH COLUMBIA
FVC-BC Steering Committee:
Terry Dance-Bennink (Chair) tmdance@shaw.ca,
Jason McLaren (Vice Chair) jason@fnord.ca 

victoria@fairvote.ca (Rick Habgood) | Facebook
sunshinecoast@fairvote.ca (Alliance 4 Democracy – Bet)
saltspring@fairvote.ca (Bob)
kimberley@fairvote.ca (Bill)
castlegar@fairvote.ca (Greg)
grandforks@fairvote.ca (Christy)
vancouver@fairvote.ca (Jason) | Facebook
comox@fairvote.ca (Barb)
kamloops@fairvote.ca (Gisela)
kelowna@fairvote.ca (Terry)
kootenays@fairvote.ca (Ann)
midisland@fairvote.ca (Jordan) | Facebook

MANITOBA
winnipeg@fairvote.ca (Evan Krosney) | Facebook brandon@fairvote.ca (Layne)

NEW BRUNSWICK
saintjohn@fairvote.ca (Sandy MacKay)
fredericton@fairvote.ca (Andrew, David)

NOVA SCOTIA
halifax@fairvote.ca | Web site
lunenburg@fairvote.ca (Linda Loth)
centralnova@fairvote.ca (Lloyd)

ONTARIO
guelph@fairvote.ca (Ken MacKay)
durham@fairvote.ca (Amanda)
bayofquinte@fairvote.ca (Lynne)
halton@fairvote.ca (Dan Griffin)
hamilton@fairvote.ca (Tyler)
kingston@fairvote.ca (Mark Figge)
london@fairvote.ca (Rick Odegaard)
norfolkcounty@fairvote.ca (Brenna Slawich)
northumberland@fairvote.ca (Wilf Day, 905-885-5456) | Facebook
fairvotepeel@gmail.com (Patricia McGrail)
peterborough@fairvote.ca (Alanna Morgan)
saultstemarie@fairvote.ca (Erik Peterson)
simcoe@fairvote.ca (Ken Szijarto, 705-327-5070) | Facebook
ThunderBay@fairvote.ca (Dawson)
toronto@fairvote.ca | Web site | Facebook
waterlooregion@fairvote.ca | Web site | Facebook
windsor@fairvote.ca (Lindsey Troville) | Facebook | Twitter
york@fairvote.ca (Dan Desson) | Facebook

NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION ncr@fairvote.ca (Ted Cragg, 613-237-0976; Media, 613-266-3793) | Web site | Facebook

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
pei@fairvote.ca (Brenda Oslawsky) Facebook

QUEBEC
montreal@fairvote.ca (Cym Gomery)
fvclowerlaurentians@fairvote.ca (Samuel Leclerc)

SASKATCHEWAN
fairvotesask@gmail.com (Nancy Carswell) | Web site

YUKON
yukon@fairvote.ca

Start a Fair Vote Canada team or chapter

Want to get the word out about fair voting in your community?  Start a Fair Vote Canada team or chapter! Dedicated individuals working in teams and chapters do some of the most important work of our grassroots organization. Teams can do as little or as much as their members have time for— it does not need to be a huge commitment. Every effort moves us towards winning a fair electoral system.

What do teams and chapters do?

Starting a team is easy:

  1. Talk to others in your community who might be interested in helping you. Even one other person is enough.
  2. Set a time and place for a first informal meeting or first event (a coffee shop, library or community centre are a few suggestions).
  3. Email Anita Nickerson (anita.nickerson@fairvote.ca), and she’ll invite all of Fair Vote Canada’s local members and contacts to support and attend your initiative.

We’ve never had a better chance to achieve proportional representation at the federal level. 39% of the vote for any party should not mean 100% of the power. Canadian voters deserve a fair electoral system. Together, we can make it happen.

Fair Vote Canada National Council

Fair Vote Canada is governed by a democratically elected National Council of 15 persons. Five people are elected each year to a three-year term using the Single Transferable Vote (STV), a proportional voting system. The current members and officers of the FVC National Council, with term expiry dates, are listed below.

National Advisory Board

The National Advisory Board is comprised of prominent Canadians from a wide variety of backgrounds and political viewpoints. Appointed by the National Council, the members of the Advisory Board provide advice, assist with strategy and contacts, and publicly support Fair Vote Canada. The members of the Advisory Board are:

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