So, harper wants to tinker with the election process but make no real changes other than what would give him a majority government.
The Conservative government vowed again Wednesday to pursue legislation in the
new parliamentary session that would give British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario
22 more seats in the House of Commons to reflect more accurately the rapidly
growing populations in those provinces.
NDP MP Charlie Angus dismissed it as "putting a little bit of paint on a
leaky old boat and trying to pass it off as a new Bluenose."
He argued the Commons needs sweeping democratic reform, not tinkering around
the edges. In particular, he called for a system of "fair and open proportional
representation so that people in Canada actually feel their votes are being