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Linda Leon | In modern times, citizens' assemblies have been used to make decisions where the political system is unable to move forward due to deadlocked party politics and electoral fears.
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Linda Leon | No country is immune from the plague of ultra-right movements. But countries with fairer electoral systems do have some resistance. First-past-the-post offers no resistance at all.
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Linda Leon | The Yukon Government now has a survey up asking Yukoners to state their electoral preferences. Here's how a "Made-in-Yukon" electoral system would work.
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Linda Leon | This as-yet untested system is one of three options British Columbians will be asked to consider in this fall’s referendum on electoral reform. Could it work in the Yukon?
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Linda Leon | The Preferential Ridings Proportional system is a type of Mixed Member Proportional Representation. While complex, it might be the best bet for electoral reform in the Yukon.
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Whitehorse, Yukon
Linda Leon | There are some challenges with MMP as an electoral system, which is a combination of First Past the Post and Proportional Representation.
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Linda Leon | Party List Proportional Representation (PLPR) is one of the more commonly used electoral systems in the world. Could it work for the Yukon?
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The Yukon legislative building
Linda Leon | Linda Leon examines two-round voting as part of a series on electoral reform in the Yukon
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Karl Nerenberg | Yukon First Nations took the territorial government to court over its betrayal of a commitment to protect the Peel watershed. The case will establish a precedent for many other Indigenous groups.
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  David Suzuki tests the green waters of the Hart River.
David Suzuki | On March 22, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear the Peel watershed case. A positive ruling could not only protect the Peel, but also the rights of First Nations in future land-use planning.
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Scott Neigh | Bobbi Rose Koe and Chris Rider talk about the campaign to protect the Yukon's Peel watershed and the Supreme Court of Canada hearing happening later in March.
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Yukon Chamber of Mines promoting wall building material to US president-elect
Lewis Rifkind | Along with the surprising result of the American election this week, the Liberal party's sweep to power in the Yukon also defied optimists on the left.