Appendix 7: Reflections on Past Processes

Click here for the PDF version of this document Shoni Field, former member of the BC Citizens’ Assembly, 2004 In January 2004, I embarked on a precedent setting, year-long process with 159 of my fellow citizens to examine whether B.C.’s current electoral system served...

Appendix 8: Democratic Nominations

Click here for the PDF version of this document Carolyn Bennett wrote as long ago as 2001 that: Electoral reform can only be successful in concert with renewed democracy between elections, parliamentary reform and party reform… Political parties must be...

Appendix 10: Made-in-Canada MMP

Click here for the PDF version of this document A widely-supported option for Canada Internationally, MMP has been used in Germany since the mid-1940s, in New Zealand since 1994, and for parliamentary elections in Scotland and Wales since 1999. In 1998, the Jenkins...

Appendix 11: Made-in-Canada STV

Click here for the PDF version of this document History of STV in Canada Most Canadians don’t know that STV has a distinguished history of use in Canada over the past century. In fact, it’s the only form of PR that has ever been used here and in our...