Anniversary of the Broken Promise – Proportional Representation Not Going Away!

By Fair Vote Canada
January 31, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday January 31, 2018 Anniversary of the Broken Promise – Proportional Representation Not Going Away! Thursday, February 1 will mark the one year anniversary of  the day Justin Trudeau abandoned his commitment to make 2015 the last …

MYTH #9: Proportional Representation and Rural Voters

By Fair Vote Canada
October 18, 2017

Recently, numerous newspaper articles in BC have quoted Liberal MLAs issuing dire warnings that proportional representation is “bad” for rural BC. Cities will have too much power, they claim. Or rural seats will “disappear”. These statements are false, and no …

Fair Vote Canada and Democracy Watch File Joint Ethics Complaint against Prime Minister

By Fair Vote Canada
October 12, 2017

For Immediate Release Oct. 12, 2017 OTTAWA – Yesterday, Fair Vote Canada and Democracy Watch jointly released a letter that was sent to federal Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Mary Dawson, filing a complaint and requesting investigations and public …

Breaking: BC Gov. Announces PR Referendum Legislation!

By Fair Vote Canada
October 4, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: The BC goverment has just announced legislation for the referendum on proportional representation! The campaign is officially on! The government’s just-released legislation – indicating that they have committed to a fair threshold (50%+1) and are considering giving voters more choice …

MYTH#8: Proportional Representation and the Economy, Spending, Debt and Equality

By Fair Vote Canada
October 2, 2017

In light of the upcoming referendum in BC, several media outlets including Canadian Investor, The Province and JNW (an oil industry publication), have been reprinting conclusions from a 2016 Fraser Institute press release suggesting that proportional representation will drive up …

We asked NDP Candidates Key Questions on How They Would Deliver Proportional Representation.

By Fair Vote Canada
August 15, 2017

Scroll down and click on images to see their individual responses. With the help of our NDP caucus (“New Democrats for Fair Voting”) we have put together three key questions to assess each NDP Candidate’s commitment to ensuring electoral reform …

Your Survey Results said ‘sharper tactics will deliver proportional representation to Canada!’

By Fair Vote Canada
August 11, 2017

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Change of government opens the door to electoral reform!

By Fair Vote Canada
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 Fair Vote Canada
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 Fair Vote Canada
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 Fair Vote Canada
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 Fair Vote Canada
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 Fair Vote Canada
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 …