Pierre Poilievre Democratic Reform

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Sorry, Pierre

TORONTO - More than one million Canadians living abroad are now eligible to cast ballots in the next federal election after a court struck down a law stripping them of their voting rights.While mass m...
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Mulcair: Proof Is In The Details

OTTAWA - A parliamentary committee has been given three days to debate and vote on nearly 300 amendments to a controversial overhaul of Canada's elections law — a tight time frame the Opposition NDP i...
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Smarmy Or Savvy? He's Pretty Polarizing

OTTAWA - "Politics should not be a lifelong career," a 20-year-old Pierre Poilievre once wrote, "and elected officials should not be allowed to fix themselves in the halls of power of a nation."But fi...
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Poilievre Backtracks

OTTAWA — The Conservative government is flip-flopping on some of the most contentious issues of its electoral reform bill, the Fair Elections Act. Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre announced...
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Is Poilievre Full Of It?

OTTAWA - "Let us consider some examples of the new power the CEO seeks for himself. First, he believes, and I quote from his recommendation, that upon a request from the CEO, political parties be requ...
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Poilievre: There's No Need To Panic

OTTAWA - The minister responsible for democratic reform says he's listening to the growing tide of outrage about the Harper government's controversial new electoral reform bill, but Pierre Poilievre w...
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NDP Really Wants You To Pay Attention

OTTAWA - The Conservative government says it's prepared to allow as many witnesses as the opposition parties want in committee hearings on electoral reform — but by no means will those hearings be hel...
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Aren't We Forgetting Something?

OTTAWA - Proposed changes to Canada's elections law won't give Elections Canada new powers to address old unpaid leadership loans that the governing Conservatives have used repeatedly to bash both the...
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'Serial Cheaters'

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says his party will move to send the government's proposed election law reforms to committee before the first vote in the House of Commons, accusing the Conservatives of being "...
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Elections Canada Contradicts Poilievre

OTTAWA - Opposition critics say they'll be scouring the fine print when the Conservative government introduces legislation Tuesday morning to overhaul Elections Canada.Chief electoral officer Marc May...