Poilievre Says He Has An Open Mind

Poilievre Says He Has An Open Mind

Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press  04.15.2014
OTTAWA - Pierre Poilievre says he's open to considering nine recommendations from a Senate committee for changing his controversial overhaul...
7 Things You May Not Know About Fair Elections Act

7 Things You May Not Know About Fair Elections Act

Laura Payton, CBC News  04.15.2014
Most of the debate about the changes the government wants to make to how Canadians vote and run elections has centred around vouching....
Senators Want 9 Major Changes To Fair Elections Act

Senators Want 9 Major Changes To Fair Elections Act

Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press  04.14.2014
OTTAWA - The Harper government is getting some serious push-back from Conservative senators on its controversial overhaul of elections...
Tory Lawyers Once Called Vouching 'Failsafe'

Tory Lawyers Once Called Vouching 'Failsafe'

Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press  04.13.2014
OTTAWA - A constitutional challenge to voter-identification rules brought in by the Harper government in 2007 may be on its way to the...
Why Michael Chong Is 'Optimistic' About Reforming Ottawa

Why Michael Chong Is 'Optimistic' About Reforming Ottawa

Althia Raj  04.13.2014
Last week, maverick Conservative MP Michael Chong introduced a new version of his private member’s bill, the Reform Act 2014. His bill...
Mulcair: 2015 All About Election Reform

Mulcair: 2015 All About Election Reform

Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press  04.12.2014
HALIFAX - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says with 18 months to go before the next election, he's focusing his party's sights on the federal government's...
Tell Us: Will Fair Elections Act Make It Harder For You To Vote?

Tell Us: Will Fair Elections Act Make It Harder For You To Vote?

04.10.2014
HuffPost Canada wants to hear from you about how you vote and your thoughts on the Fair Elections Act's proposed changes. Share your...
Do Canadians Really Care About The Fair Elections Act?

Do Canadians Really Care About The Fair Elections Act?

04.10.2014
Over the past couple weeks, the federal Opposition has been ramping up its criticism of the Federal Elections Act, pounding the Conservative...
Trudeau Wants Free Vote On Fair Elections Act

Trudeau Wants Free Vote On Fair Elections Act

Althia Raj  04. 9.2014
OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau promised Wednesday to repeal the Conservatives' controversial Fair Elections Act if he is elected...
Trudeau: I'll Scrap Fair Elections Act If I Become PM

Trudeau: I'll Scrap Fair Elections Act If I Become PM

Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press  04. 9.2014
OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau is pledging to repeal a Conservative overhaul of election rules that is being whisked through Parliament in the...
Is Poilievre Full Of It?

Is Poilievre Full Of It?

Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press  04. 9.2014
OTTAWA - "Let us consider some examples of the new power the CEO seeks for himself. First, he believes, and I quote from his recommendation,...
Poilievre Launches All-Out ATTACK On Elections Watchdog

Poilievre Launches All-Out ATTACK On Elections Watchdog

Joan Bryden and Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press  04. 8.2014
OTTAWA - Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre is fending off near-universal condemnation of his controversial elections overhaul...
Tories Didn't Even Consult Public Prosecutor On Fair Elections Act

Tories Didn't Even Consult Public Prosecutor On Fair Elections Act

Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press  04. 6.2014
OTTAWA - The Harper government did not consult the director of public prosecutions about its controversial plan to put him in charge of...
Fair Elections Act Will Hurt Aboriginal Voting: First Nations

Fair Elections Act Will Hurt Aboriginal Voting: First Nations

Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press  04. 3.2014
OTTAWA - Gladys Christiansen had a question of her own for the Conservative government as she testified Thursday before a parliamentary...