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| May 4, 2016
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| April 27, 2016

Proportional representation for Canada: A primer

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There are two main families of voting systems in the world: proportional and plurality/majoritiarian.

The latter category is commonly referred to as "winner-take-all" and designed to manufacture a single-party majority government.

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| April 25, 2016
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| April 11, 2016

Watch: Stephen Lewis addresses the 2016 NDP convention

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Stephen Lewis delivered a rousing speech at the 2016 NDP convention. Watch it in full here.

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