Electoral Boundary Commissions

This Could Be Worse Than Gracie's Finger

Dermod Travis | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

In 1982, then Social Credit cabinet minister Grace McCarthy was suspected of using her influence to have her Little Mountain riding boundaries redrawn to include a sliver of a wealthy Vancouver neighbourhood. That sliver was forever known as Gracie's finger. Thirty-two years later, the B.C. government is proposing amendments that could make the controversy over Gracie's finger pale by comparison.

Althia Raj

Controversial New Vancouver Riding Won't Be Changed, Despite NDP's Pleas

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

There will be no changes to the creation of a controversial new federal riding in Vancouver’s Lower Mainland, says a commissioner charged with redra...

LOOK: The Key Ridings Likely To Be Carved Up As Electoral Map Redrawn

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.27.2012 | Canada Politics

The re-drawing of Canada’s electoral boundaries has the potential to play a major role in the next federal election. With population booming in the ...

Althia Raj

Elizabeth May Says Tories Planning To Gerrymander In Her Riding

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 04.27.2012 | Canada Politics

She calls it a “transparent plan for gerrymandering.” He calls it smart politics. Like several ridings across the country, Saanich-Gulf Is...

Althia Raj

Fears Mount That Politics Will Influence Redrawing Of Ridings

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 04.26.2012 | Canada Politics

Opposition parties are sounding the alarm about the redrawing of Canada’s electoral map, suggesting the Tories may hijack the process in order to cr...

Althia Raj

Tory Rules May Sideline Canadians From Major Revamp Of Ridings

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 04.25.2012 | Canada Politics

Canadians risk being sidelined from a major reconfiguration of the country’s electoral map by new rules brought in by the governing Tories that limi...