Take back Parliament: Is Proportional Representation the way?
Thu, Apr 04,
7:00 to 9:00
Ballroom, The 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St., Toronto, Ontario
Learn about the parties’ stand on proportional representation: what it is, and what the party is doing to promote it.
Peggy Nash (NDP)
M.P. Parkdale-High Park, Opposition Finance Critic; she is a founding member of Equal Voice, an advocacy organization for the election of more women in Canada.
Hon. Carolyn Bennett (Liberal Party)
M.P. St Paul's, Critic for Aboriginal affairs & Northern Development, and chair of the National Liberal Women’s Caucus. She is a former critic for Democratic Reform.
Jim Harris (Green Party)
Jim was the leader of the Green Party of Canada 2003 to 2006; he is a management consultant on change and leadership.
Moderator: John Deverell
John is founding treasurer of Fair Vote Canada, a journalist for 25 years with the Toronto Star, author of 3 books including Democracy, Eh? A Guide to Voter Action.
• Discuss the implications of proportional representation
• Discuss how we can make electoral reform happen
• Tell the parties we are concerned about the fate of Canadian Democracy
Toronto Chapter, Fair Vote Canada; Council of Canadians, Toronto Chapter; Leadnow; JustEarth: A Coalition for Environmental Justice; Canadians for Justice; Catch 22 Campaign; Cooperation for Canada - Kitchener - Waterloo; Greenspiration; RaBIT; Reclaim Our Democratic Canada; Project Democracy
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