Jean-Pierre Kingsley and Minister Maryam Monsef are visiting Waterloo Region and so much more!

Hello FairVoting Friends,

As we approach the 7 October 2016 deadline for public consultations by the Electoral Reform Committee, there are an enormous number of educational and consultation events here in Waterloo Region. Now is the time to come out for an education event or to express your opinion to our government.

Educational Opportunities

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If you would like to strengthen your understanding of electoral reform join us for any of these events:

Kitchener Public Library Information Session

What: Understanding Electoral Reform
When: Thursday, 8 September 2016 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: Meeting Room C, Kitchener Public Library
Location: 85 Queen Street North, Kitchener Map
Register: Register at Kitchener Public Library

Elmira Public Library

What: Make Every Vote Count
When: Wednesday, 21 September 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: Elmira Public Library
Location: 65 Arthur Street South, Elmira Map
Register: Register at Elmira Public Library

New Hamburg Public Library

What: Make Every Vote Count
When: Wednesday, 28 September 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: New Hamburg Public Library
Location: 145 Huron Street, New Hamburg Map
Register: Register at the New Hamburg Public Library

Ayr Public Library

What: Make Every Vote Count
When: Thursday, 29 September 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: Gingrich Meeting Room, Ayr Public Library
Location: 137 Stanley Street, Ayr Map
Register: Register at Ayr Public Library

Jean-Pierre Kingsley To Speak

Jean-Pierre Kingsley

Jean-Pierre Kingsley

Jean-Pierre Kingsley, former chief electoral officer (1990-2007) will join us to speak about electoral reform. This is an extraordinary opportunity to hear one of Canada’s most authoritative experts on electoral systems (and in particular Canada’s electoral system) address electoral reform. If you are a skeptic about why we need change or what change could look like, this would be a good event to attend.

What: Jean-Pierre Kingsley Speaks on Electoral Reform
When: Wednesday, 28 September from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: Auditorium, Kitchener Public Library
Location: 85 Queen Street North, Kitchener Map

Community Dialogues

People conferencing at a tableEvery Tuesday at 6:30pm we host a Community Dialogue. Community Dialogues are opportunities to talk with other folks about electoral reform and submit your ideas in writing directly to the Electoral Reform Committee.

What: Community Dialogues on Electoral Reform
When: Tuesday, 16 August 2016 to 4 October 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Where: Queen Street Commons Cafe
Location: 43 Queen Street South, Kitchener, Ontario Map

Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Hon. Maryam Monsef in Waterloo Region!

The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic InstitutionsMinister Monsef will attend the Liberal MP’s regional town hall on electoral reform. This is another extraordinary opportunity to hear from and speak with the minister responsible for directing the electoral reform process.

The date is Wednesday, 14 September 2016 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Stanley Park Community Centre. This is a must attend event for electoral reform supporters.

What: Town Hall on Electoral Reform
When: 14 September 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: Stanley Park Community Centre
Location: 505 Franklin Street North, Kitchener Map
Register: Please RSVP online or call +1-519-741-2001


This really is it. September is the big push! Join us to learn together, talk together and express our views to our government and together we can achieve a fair electoral system.

See you soon,
Sharon Sommerville for FVC – WR


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