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Changing Voting Systems: Fair Vote Canada lecture, Oct 18, Toronto

How Did They Do It? How did Other Countries Succeed in Achieving Change in their Voting Systems? Date: Thursday, October 18, 7 p.m. Location: First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, 175 St Clair Ave West Free! All welcome.

If anyone can answer this, it is Dennis Pilon, a York University prof who is also a strong […]

womenforfairvoting: getting more women elected. Sept 18, Toronto

REMINDER TONIGHT— Getting more women elected

Tuesday September 18

Getting more women elected. How and Why?

How do proportional systems help get women elected and why it matters.  Joyce Hall, June Macdonald, film Menocracy.

130 Carlton Street—7:30pm—please register with Eventbrite



UPDATE: Council of Canadians supports proportional representation

UPDATE: Council of Canadians supports proportional representation. (A couple of members attended the AGM in Toronto – and reported it was energetic and positive – if you want to know more, send your email to

As the Harper agenda steamrollers forward, it may be that proportional representation will be a bigger issue in […]

CCLA calls for investigation into federal election allegations of voter-suppression

CCLA calls for investigation into federal election allegations of voter-suppression « Canadian Civil Liberties Association.

Recntly a series of reports have surfaced raising allegations of voter-suppression tactics being used leading up to the May 2011 federal election. These include automated “robocalls,” as well as non-automated calls from call centres that provided voters with erroneous information […]

Leadnow | Robocall Scandal: Demand answers

Leadnow | Robocall Scandal: Demand answers. [Here is the first organized letter writing campaign about the Robocall scandal] “Elections Canada has traced illegal phone calls made during the 2011 federal election to a company that worked for the Conservative Party across the country. The “robocalls” appeared to be designed to stop non-Conservative voters from casting […]

Fair Vote Canada Town Hall, Keynote by Stéphane Dion, Feb 19, Toronto


1:30 – 2:00 pm Parliamentary Clinic 2:00 – 4:00 pm Town Hall Holy Rosary Parish Hall, 356 St. Clair Avenue West

MP Carolyn Bennett is hosting a town hall for a candid discussion about electoral reform and urban […]

Fair Vote Canada – Democracy Week Sept 12-18

Fair Vote Canada Newsletter August 2011 | Fair Vote Canada.

Democracy Week in Canada, September 12 – 18

September 15 is the official the United Nations International Day of Democracy. Why just one day? Fair Vote Canada is initiating the first annual Democracy Week in Canada, September 12-18, 2011.

We believe that this is a […]

Fair Vote Canada July 2011

Fair Vote Canada newsletter – July 2011 | Fair Vote Canada.

NOTE:   Tyler Crosby, Legislative Assistant to David Christopherson, the NDP critic for electoral reform, announced that the NDP would introduce a motion on proportional representation in the House in the next session.\

Fair Vote Canada, reflecting the United Nations’ 2007 declaration of September 15th […]

Inter Pares A Human Rights Perspective on Shale Gas, St Lawrence

Inter Pares – June 2011 – A Human Rights Perspective on Shale Gas/St Lawrence.

When Quebec residents living in the St. Lawrence River lowlands noticed industrial activity and even drilling in their backyards, they were outraged. They had not been consulted or informed that the government of Quebec had given industry the green light to […]

Fair Vote Canada meeting June 23, Toronto


how can we move our campaign for fair voting forward over the summer what activities should we consider for Democracy Day, September 17 what’s our best strategy for getting voting reform on the agenda before the provincial election on Oct. 6th the polls say that one provincial party […]

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