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Gender parity is possible
... female leaders overseeing parliaments, legislatures and city councils of 50 per cent women. A way to get there before four generations is for all parties to agree to work together to bring in proportional representation. June Macdonald, Toronto ...
Liberals need to take stronger stands: Hall Findlay
I've been a supporter of some form of proportional representation for years and years and years....
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Mike Robinson's 2013 New Year's wish list
In this cause, why don't we gift ourselves with a study of German and New Zealand proportional representation practices, and talk about it as a nation? What a good topic for a Royal Commission. Armed with a new awareness of what's possible in politics ...
CBCNews.ca readers weigh in on democracy survey
"It is time for some form of proportional representation. That way the parties need to present their platform - and be judged on it, and the people who will deliver it, not just the cult of the leader, or the ways the party deflects issues away from ...
Parties should unite against Conservatives to bring electoral reform: columnist - Yahoo! News Canada (blog)
Parties should unite against Conservatives to bring electoral reform: columnist
Yahoo! News Canada (blog)
Gaming the system
There are a lot of reasons to prefer proportional representation — I've written about it often — but for the opposition parties there is one reason in particular: the current system heavily favours the Conservatives, as the party with the support of ...
Electoral reform is the issue
Both parties should go for a majority win, with a commitment to bring in proportional representation in time for the next election — and a strategy to co-operate with each other if neither gets that majority. Lynn McDonald, former NDP MP, university ...
'We Need To Really Reform The Electoral System'
The Guardian Nigeria
Slow learners still stuck in the Sunningdale rut
Three of those 'vital conditions' have remained in every other policy initiative since then: proportional representation for local elections, power-sharing arrangements to ensure that the nationalist minority would be represented at executive/cabinet ...