Stephen Harper: The Musical! A Fundraiser for Fair Vote Canada Waterloo

Stephen Harper: The Musical!

Poster for Stephen Harper: The MusicalJoin us for a fun evening of fabulous music, puppetry and fellowship, all in support of a great cause – making our votes count! This is a fundraiser by Anita and Jenn for Fair Vote Canada Waterloo Region.

When: Friday December 6, 8 PM

Where: Courtyard at Bonnie Stuart, 141 Whitney Place, Kitchener Map

Cost: $18 online or Pay What You Can at the door!

More info? 519-568-7655

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Guelph Town Hall Meeting: Pictures

Brian Tanguay, Frank Valeriote and Stéphane Dion

Brian Tanguay, Frank Valeriote and Stéphane Dion

On Thursdsay, 17 October 2013, Frank Valeriote, Liberal MP for Guelph, hosted a Town Hall Meeting to discuss Electoral Reform. Professor Brian Tanguay from Wilfrid Laurier University spoke on the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) voting system, then Stéphane Dion explained the Proportional, Preferential and Personalized (P3) voting system.

The audience at the Guelph Town Hall meeting

The audience at the Guelph Town Hall meeting, 17 October 2013.

Pictures and video by Bob Jonkman, licensed under CC-NYCC-BY 4.0

A Meeting With Stephen Woodworth (Sat, 9 Nov 2013) & A Pot Luck Dinner (Sun, 1 Dec 2013)

Hello FairVoting Friends,

There are two upcoming FVC-WR dates to put on your calender!

On Saturday, November 9th at 11 a.m. we have an appointment to meet with Stephen Woodworth, MP for Kitchener Centre at his office to present him with the petition we have been gathering over the summer. Stephen has already committed to presenting the petition to the House of Commons. His office is at 300 Victoria St. North, Suite 12 in Kitchener Map 1. Up to six people can attend the meeting so if you would like to be there, please let me know.

Update 28 Nov 2013: The Potluck Is Cancelled

This year FVC-WR is having a Festive Season Pot Luck celebration! It will be a great time to talk, eat and share the festive season. The date is Sunday, Dec. 1st at 5 p.m. till the last person goes home. The pot luck will be at my home, 85 Westmount Road South in Waterloo. It’s the s.w. corner of Douglas & parking on Douglas. Map 2

If would be great to see you at either or both of these events!

Best Wishes,

Sharon Sommerville

Town Hall Meeting on Electoral Reform in Guelph with Stéphane Dion & Brian Tanguay

Hello Fair Voting Friends,

Next week Frank Valeriote, Liberal MP for Guelph is hosting a town hall meeting on electoral reform. The date is Thursday, October 17th @7pm at Hope House, 75 Norfolk Street in Guelph.

It is an excellent opportunity to hear Brian Tanguay & Stéphane Dion speak on the proportional representation. Brian is the poly sci. professor at Laurier who co-authored the Law Commission Report on electoral reform called Voting Counts: Electoral Reform for Canada. Stéphane Dion will speak on his proposal for electoral reform: P3: A Better Voting System for Canada.

The Liberal Party has a policy convention early next year and it is vital to convince the LPC to adopt some degree of PR in their electoral reform policy. This is an excellent opportunity to send a message to the LPC of the degree of interest in establishing a fair voting system for Canada.

Car pooling is available so if you need/want a ride please be in touch & we can set something up.

And, just a quick reminder that FVC -WR is having a chapter planning meeting the evening before on Wed. Oct 16th @ 7pm at Misty Mountain Coffee Cafe, 33 Queen Street South in Kitchener.

Hope to see you soon!

Sharon Sommerville,