Posts Tagged "Fair Elections Act"

Who will be affected by the "Fair" Elections Act?

Ted Hsu

I recently received an email from a constitutent, copied to me and addressed to the Prime Minister. I’ve asked Elaine if she would be comfortable if I shared her letter in its entirety on my blog. I think it is…

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Is the government silencing debate?

Ted Hsu

Today is a very confusing day in the House. There are a lot of procedural shenanigans taking place, and I think it’s important to explain them because they show the way the House works (or, sometimes, doesn’t work!). Committees in…

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"Fair" Elections Act?

Ted Hsu

I was supposed to give a speech about Bill C-23 in the House of Commons. Unfortunately, the Conservative government put a four day time limit on debate, called “time allocation”. Then the NDP compounded the problem by putting forward a…

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