Feds Fight To Deny Long-Term Expats The Vote

Feds Fight To Deny Long-Term Expats The Vote

CP  01. 5.2015
TORONTO - The right of long-term expats to vote in federal elections goes before Ontario's top court Tuesday, as Ottawa fights a ruling...
Poilievre Shrugs Off Criticism Of Latest Voting Law Changes

Poilievre Shrugs Off Criticism Of Latest Voting Law Changes

Althia Raj  12.11.2014
OTTAWA — Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre defended his changes to the election law Thursday by saying that he is not aware...
Tories' New Election Law Changes Could Hurt Liberals, Data Suggests

Tories' New Election Law Changes Could Hurt Liberals, Data Suggests

Althia Raj  12.10.2014
OTTAWA — The federal government is making it more difficult for Canadian expats to vote, a move that is likely to suppress Liberal party...
Elections Canada Split Cost $2.9M

Elections Canada Split Cost $2.9M

CP  11.24.2014
OTTAWA - A Conservative government decision to move the office that investigates election fraud out from under the roof of Elections Canada...
'Anti-Democratic' Fair Elections Act Headed For Court Challenge

'Anti-Democratic' Fair Elections Act Headed For Court Challenge

CP  10. 9.2014
OTTAWA - The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students will ask the courts to overturn parts of the Harper government's...
Neufeld: Fair Elections Act Still Has Problems

Neufeld: Fair Elections Act Still Has Problems

CBC  05.17.2014
Changes made to the Conservatives' election bill help alleviate fears that some Canadians could lose the right to cast a ballot, but many...
Tories Use Majority To Pass Fair Elections Act

Tories Use Majority To Pass Fair Elections Act

CP  05.13.2014
OTTAWA - The Conservatives used their majority muscle in the House of Commons to pass a controversial bill that makes sweeping changes...
Tories Shut Down Debate On Fair Elections Act

Tories Shut Down Debate On Fair Elections Act

CBC  05. 8.2014
The government has shut down debate on its controversial bid to rewrite Canada's election laws. Just one day — and a little more than...
Sorry, Pierre

Sorry, Pierre

CP  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

CP  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

CP  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?

Jennifer MacMillan  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

CP  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...