News
Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau's plan to make elections fairer is salutary. But it is hard to forget that he flagrantly broke his promise to change the electoral system.
Blog
Image: Flickr/Gage Skidmore
Karl Nerenberg | In Canada, we still have Harper's Fair Elections Act and electoral reform is still far from a reality. In the U.S., the system produces perverse incentives while depriving millions of the vote.
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Michael Keefer | This essay provides additional evidence of investigative slackness, and then analyzes the Harper Conservatives' continued involvement in telephone fraud and vote suppression.
Activist Toolkit
| You do not need to register before heading to the polls
Blog
Dylan Penner | The outcome of election 2015 is far from certain. And when Harper loses it will be -- at least in part -- because movements showed him the door.
Blog
Photo: flickr/ Sean Connors
Karl Nerenberg | Elections Canada temporary staff tried turning away people with valid ID. Do not let that happen to you. Know the law and know your rights.
Podcast
Koba Konesavarathan | Is the fair election process a product of removing the voice of certain candidates? Is the democratic ruling achieved by sacrificing the democratic rights of marginalized candidates?
Columnists
Ralph Surette | Are you sure you can vote this election? The centrepiece of the Harper government's assault on democratic process, the Fair Elections Act, may stand in your way.
Blog
Maya Bhullar | Some key changes to Canada's election rules since 2006, and what to do about them.
Podcast
GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire was produced at Kootenay Co-op Radio, a co-operative community radio station which broadcasts on Sinixt traditional territory.
Blog
Photo: flickr/ Quinn Dombrowski
Karl Nerenberg | If a narrow obsession with the "economy" diverts campaigns' focus away from Harper's record on files such as refugee health and the suppression of science that will be both tragedy and travesty.
News
Photo: flickr/ Daniel X. O'Neil
Minto Ewen | Since 1970, each generation has participated less in the democratic process. Has this got us where we are today? Something's gotta give.