CETA Talk this Thursday, 1 May 2014 & Report from “Is the Fair Elections Act Fair?”

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Hello FairVoting Friends,

Below is a report from last week’s panel discussion on the Fair Elections Act for those of you who weren’t able to attend. It is encouraging that the government will amend the bill. We need to see what the government’s changes are to determine the extent of the improvements. […]

Pictures from “Is the Fair Elections Act Fair?” Panel Discussion

Panelists and Moderator, L-R: Sharon Sommerville, Peggy Nash, Mathieu Doucet, Trudy Beaulne

On Wednesday, 23 April the Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo partnered with the Fair Vote Canada Waterloo Region Chapter, Poverty Free KW, WR Labour Council, TransitionKW, Homelessness Awareness Week, Canadian Federation of University Women KW to present a panel discussion “Is the […]

Is The Fair Elections Act Fair? Panel Discussion is Wednesday

Good Morning Everyone,

A reminder of our panel discussion this Wednesday at 7pm on the Fair Elections Act. Peggy Nash, MP, High Park, Mathieu Doucet, from UW and I will speak at W-K United Mennonite Church, 15 George St. in Waterloo. There will be an opportunity to take action on Bill C-23 at the event […]

Is Fair Elections Act Fair? — Panel Discussion Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 7:00 pm

From the Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo web site.

Despite widespread opposition, the process moves onwards with the Bill C-23 called the “Fair Elections Act”. End of March, it passed second reading in the House of Commons by a vote of 149 to 131 – with all opposition parties and independent MPs voting against it. […]