Sorry, Pierre

Sorry, Pierre

Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press  05. 4.2014
TORONTO - More than one million Canadians living abroad are now eligible to cast ballots in the next federal election after a court struck...
Why Tories Really Amended Fair Elections Act

Why Tories Really Amended Fair Elections Act

Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press  04.30.2014
OTTAWA - To understand why the Conservatives ended up amending the proposed Fair Elections Act, one has to look past the long list of opposition...
Mulcair: Proof Is In The Details

Mulcair: Proof Is In The Details

Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press  04.28.2014
OTTAWA - A parliamentary committee has been given three days to debate and vote on nearly 300 amendments to a controversial overhaul of...
Where Do HuffPost Readers Stand On The Fair Elections Act?

Where Do HuffPost Readers Stand On The Fair Elections Act?

04.28.2014
What do Canadians really understand about the Fair Elections Act? So we asked them. We put the topic to our readers in an unscientific...
14 Ways The Fair Elections Act Won't Fix Robocalls

14 Ways The Fair Elections Act Won't Fix Robocalls

Althia Raj  04.28.2014
OTTAWA — The Conservative government will amend its Fair Elections Act this week, stripping many controversial items in the bill. But...
Smarmy Or Savvy? He's Pretty Polarizing

Smarmy Or Savvy? He's Pretty Polarizing

Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press  04.27.2014
OTTAWA - "Politics should not be a lifelong career," a 20-year-old Pierre Poilievre once wrote, "and elected officials should not be allowed...
'Really Does A Lot To Suppress Voting'

'Really Does A Lot To Suppress Voting'

The Canadian Press  04.26.2014
TORONTO - Protests are scheduled for cities across Canada today against the Harper government's contentious elections bill.A few dozen...
Poilievre Backtracks

Poilievre Backtracks

Althia Raj  04.25.2014
OTTAWA — The Conservative government is flip-flopping on some of the most contentious issues of its electoral reform bill, the Fair Elections...
Supreme Court Shoots Down Harper's Quick Fix For Senate

Supreme Court Shoots Down Harper's Quick Fix For Senate

Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press  04.25.2014
OTTAWA - Stephen Harper threw in the towel on Senate reform Friday after the Supreme Court slammed the door on his hopes of a quick fix...
Fair Elections Act: An Exercise in False Marketing

Fair Elections Act: An Exercise in False Marketing

04.25.2014
It's time to get "un-political" and just plain old "reasonable." Let's hope that time off from the hectic pace of Parliament Hill over...
UH OH

UH OH

The Canadian Press  04.23.2014
OTTAWA - Thousands of Canadians have signed an online petition urging Conservative senators to put the boots to the government's Fair Elections...
Here's What Canadians Really Think About The Fair Elections Act

Here's What Canadians Really Think About The Fair Elections Act

Eric Grenier  04.18.2014
Opposition to the Conservative government's proposed Fair Elections Act (Bill C-23) is widespread and growing, according to a new poll...
9 Things To Know About Voting Under The New Elections Act

9 Things To Know About Voting Under The New Elections Act

04.17.2014
The government's proposed fair elections act will make it harder for some people to vote, by eliminating vouching and the use of voter...
Mulcair To Tory MPs: Vote Against Fair Elections Act

Mulcair To Tory MPs: Vote Against Fair Elections Act

The Canadian Press  04.15.2014
TORONTO - The New Democrats are targeting Conservative MPs in their latest attempt to stop the Harper government's controversial proposed...