You would think that they would love us as a group -- not for our grey hair, but for our votes. In elections Conservative parties usually gain the plurality of votes from seniors.
Fair Elections Act
Unless Yves Côté, the Commissioner of Canada Elections, changes his tune, political parties will remain unaccountable for the misuse of their databases for the last election or the next.
The House is dealing with the Fair Elections Act, the temporary foreign workers issue, the First Nations Education Act, the newest omnibus budget bill and much more, all in great haste.
Think the Fair Elections Act is really unfair? Ya, us too! Check out this great inforgraphic that illustrates the Act and join the Day of Action tomorrow.
Parliament has become a very nasty place, and the proposed Fair Elections Act would only entrench current attitudes.
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.
As a result of the Unfair Elections Act, Elections Canada's report on the widespread deceptive phone calls in 2011 might not be released until after the 2015 election, if ever.
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.
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?
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.