The move to proportional representation has been highly controversial but is moving forward anyway
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If a candidate gets elected that is both not preferred by a majority, then you’ve got a problem. A voting method that regularly makes that bad decision is not a voting method you want.
A system that breeds corruption was supposed to change but Canadian Senate reforms have fallen flat
As high participation in the most recent census has shown, Canadian mandatory voting system would be much more representative
Growing body of evidence reveals how research funding politicization skews scientific priority making
Global consensus might be wrong when it comes to the supremacy of the Scandinavian model of government
Free-market principles have failed because the demand has been too high and insurers have been losing money since the cost of providing the service of insuring sick people has been much more than they anticipated
It would be a simple matter to ban some aspects of the Canadian cash-for-access system if politicians wanted to
Multimillion dollar payouts from the Canadian Parliamentary pension are an abuse of public checkbook
Canadian plans to expand system of capping election spending have to be done the right way