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Fair Vote Canada
Representing over 55,000 Canadians, Fair Vote Canada is a grassroots, multi-partisan citizens' campaign for voting reform. We promote the introduction of an element of proportional representation into elections for all levels of g...

News Releases

Catch 22 - A Voter Powered Campaign to Defeat the Harper Conservatives
2011-04-01
Catch 22 Campaign
A national public interest group opposing the Harper government has named 40 ridings across the country where Conservatives won by small margins and could be defeated by strategic voting.
Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
2009-06-17
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...
October 19, 2015 is Voting Day: Are You Registered To Vote?
2015-10-06
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
Check, update or complete your voter registration at elections.ca or call Elections Canada at 1-800-463-6868. You can register in advance until October 13 at 6 pm local time. After that, you must regi...

Sources Select Resources

Changes to voting system leave Canada worse off
Repo. Marjaleena
Article
2015
The Star Phoenix
How did we end up with this convoluted and discriminatory method of voting when we once had perhaps the best method in the world - door-to-door enumeration and no hard-to-get voter ID requirement?
Critique of Nonviolent Politics
From Mahatma Gandhi to the Anti-Nuclear Movement
Ryan, Howard
Book
1984
Ryan accepts that sometimes nonviolence can be effective, but says that sometimes it is not: "a principled insistence on nonviolence can in some circumstances be dangerous to progressive social moveme...
GOP Creates Perverse Online Voter Registration, Making It Harder for People to Vote
Bottari, Mary
Article
2015
The Centre for Media and Democaracy's Media Watch
The bill will ultimately reduce voting by senior citizens, people with disabilities and minorities.
Halle/Chomsky: An Eight Point Brief for LEV (Lesser Evil Voting)
Halle, John; Chomsky, Noam
Article
2016
Outrages and Interludes - John Halle's Blog
Among the elements of the weak form of democracy enshrined in the constitution, presidential elections continue to pose a dilemma for the left in that any form of participation or non participation ap...
Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...
October 19, 2015 is Voting Day: Are You Registered To Vote?
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
Check, update or complete your voter registration at elections.ca or call Elections Canada at 1-800-463-6868. You can register in advance until October 13 at 6 pm local time. After that, you must regi...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 8, 2015
Elections
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Richwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
connexions
Elections are the topic of the week, with items related to the October 19 Canadian federal election, and also to broader issues of parliamentary democracy, voting and whether voting can bring about ch...
Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show
Daley,Paul
Article
2015
The Guardian
Indigenous Australians are calling for the objects on show at the British Museum's new exhibition to be returned.
Strong voter registration campaign could mean the end for Harper
Fillmore Nick
Article
2015
The primary objective of Stephen Harper's absurdly-named Fair Elections Act is to prevent hundreds-of-thousands of Canadians from voting for the NDP, Liberals, Greens, etc. But efforts to help people...
Suffrage (Voting Rights)
Connexipedia Article
Article
The civil right to vote, or the exercise of that right.
Who the Hell is Supporting Donald Trump?
Blazak, Randy
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Somehow the Trump shell game has gained followers. So the question is now, who the hell are these people voting for Trump?
Why aren't people voting?
Repo, Marjaleena
Article
2011
The Canadian Charger
There is much ado about "voter apathy", with a focus on young people, who in creative and desperate ways are urged and "mobbed" to vote. Unfortunately, much of this effort is barking up the wrong tree...

Sources Bookshelf

The History of Democracy
A Marxist Interpretation
Roper, Brian S.
Book
2013
Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately fro...


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