Fair Elections Act

Feb 13, 2014

Harper's government is flailing and lashing out

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.
Feb 11, 2014

The 'Fair Elections Act' is scary!

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!
Feb 9, 2014
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is bet

Politics over poetry, for today, anyway

Bernadette Wagner
Try as she might, the regina mom is unable to fully concentrate on poetry while the current attack on Canadian democracy is underway.
Feb 6, 2014
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Five things you need to know about the Fair Elections Act

Sarah Schmidt
Trevor Haché
Given the Conservatives' track record of ignoring or circumventing Canada's electoral law, it's worth fact-checking the spin, so here are five things you need to know about the Fair Elections Act.
Feb 5, 2014

Harper's election reform menu has too many poison pills

Karl Nerenberg
Pierre Poilievre's new Fair Elections Act does contain at least a few positive changes; however, it does not give power to the people who investigate abuses and it has one surprisingly large loophole.


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