Canadian Perspectives, Summer 2017

Canadian Perspectives Summer 2017

In this issue you will find hard-hitting information and analysis about social justice issues, updates from Council of Canadians chapters across the country


Support Electoral Reform

Greater equality among citizens, fairer trade, protecting Canada's environment, water, and social safety net for the generations to come - these are all issues Canadians care deeply about. Proportional representation is a fundamental key to achieving progress. making every vote count will give us all a voice in shaping Canada's future. - Maude Barlow, National Chairperson The Council of Canadians

The Council of Canadians stands up for democracy as a fundamental pillar of our society. Proportional representation will ensure that future elections are more democratic than our outdated first-past-the-post voting system. It will provide a fairer representation of votes cast and prevent a governing party from holding total power after gaining only a small percentage …