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Karl Nerenberg | Jean-Pierre Kingsely, the former Chief Electoral officer, gave the Commons Committee studying the Fair Elections Act a lesson on how to draft strong laws to protect democracy.
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Redeye Collective | On March 11, the National Post published a letter raising concerns with Bill C-23. It was signed by more than 150 experts in the field of constitutional democracy from universities across Canada.
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Ed Broadbent | For many months, the Conservative government has blatantly attacked Canadians' rights and the Fair Elections Act is just the latest. Ed Broadbent discusses its attack on democracy.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Chief Electoral Officer told the Committee studying the Fair Elections Act that it does too little to stop fraud while it undermines the right to vote for many Canadians.
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Jan Slomp | Are grain transportation and the Fair Elections Act connected? You bet! The CPC's termination of the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board is akin to dismissing the Chief Electoral Officer.
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Karl Nerenberg | It is not too late to stop this obstruction of democracy. Canadians can put pressure on Harper's folks to make necessary changes.
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Duncan Cameron | The Harper government has introduced a parliamentary bill, laughingly entitled the Fair Elections Act, to boost their chances of winning seats in the next general election.
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Humberto DaSilva | If a heavy-handed, ham-fisted regime tried to use the spectacle of Olympic sport to sleight-of-hand the disappearance of democracy, surely Canadians would riot like disappointed Canucks fans ... not!
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Karl Nerenberg | It's important to remember that the reason there is a Fair Elections Act before Parliament is what Judge Richard Mosely identified as widespread voter suppression tactics during the 2011 campaign.
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Karl Nerenberg | The 2014 federal budget has been generating serious conflict among the Conservatives' own ranks and beyond. But as bad as it is, the "Fair Elections Act" still rings far worse.
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Sarah Boon | With the Fair Elections Act, 2014 Federal Budget, First Nations Education Act and more, it begs the question: Has Canada gone too far into Conservative politics to turn back?
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Karl Nerenberg | Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand believes the 'Fair Elections Act' endangers our democracy. In fact, it seems the Act even finds a way to exacerbate the very problem it's supposed to solve!