Proportional Representation

We’ve had the biscuit when it comes to electoral reform in this country. Prime Ministerial duplicity gave it a hard kick in the teeth in February 2017 when Justin Trudeau broke his promise to make the 2015 election the last one to use the “first past the post” (FPTP) system. Proportional representation got another, possibly fatal, kick when British Columbia voters rejected it last December.   Here have now been referendums on the subject three times in British Columbia (2005, 2009 and 2018), twice in Prince Edward Island (2005, 2016), and once in Ontario (2007). Just before Christmas, 61% of voters in British Columbia votedRead More →