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Karl Nerenberg | Fair Elections Act, the omnibus budget bill, reform of First Nations education, contaminated sites and galloping climate change all await MPs when they get back to work.
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Geoffrey Stevens | Parliament has become a very nasty place, and the proposed Fair Elections Act would only entrench current attitudes.
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Murray Dobbin | Perhaps the best possible response of democracy activists to this loathsome piece of legislation would be to treat it as a useful crisis and use it to galvanize the electorate.
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Karl Nerenberg | Pierre Poilievre claims 'ordinary Canadians' support his Fair Elections Act. Why don't the Conservatives invite any of them to testify to the Committee studying the Bill?
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Karl Nerenberg | Harper's 'democracy' Minister was being slippery when he told the House we only need one of 39 pieces of ID to vote, and that Canada does not ever require photo ID.
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Mercedes Allen | What's more jaw-dropping is the Harper government's position: that it was important to end impartial voter drives in favour of clearly partisan ones.
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Erika Shaker | Remember when Pierre Poilievre ran an essay contest for students that was really a guise to support the Conservative agenda? Well, doesn't it now seem like a test run for the Fair Elections Act?
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rabble staff | Today is the National Day of Action to stop the Conservatives' Fair Elections Act. rabble has done some excellent coverage: here are the Top Five posts on the UnFair Elections Act.
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Karl Nerenberg | March 25 was a National Day of Action to protest the Fair Elections Act. This Bill, C-23, is still before the House, at Committee stage. The widespread opposition could have an impact, if it grows.
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Craig Scott | MP Craig Scott sees no fewer than 20 serious problems with the Fair Elections Act, but has clustered them into three themes: voter suppression, "fighting" electoral fraud and money and politics.
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Joe Gunn | Faith-based public policy organization Citizens for Public Justice expresses their concern with the Fair Elections Act and the need for all Canadian to act and oppose this bill.
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Joseph Boutilier | Is the concept of youth apathy a myth in Canada? Some argue that it is and that youth want to get involved, but either don't know how or feel too disenfranchised by the current government.