CLC Canadian Labour Congress : Liberals must implement committee recommendation on proportional representation

Canada’s unions are calling on the Liberal government to keep its election promise on electoral reform and introduce legislation for a made-in-Canada proportional representation voting system.

The Special Committee on Electoral Reform ‘s report, issued today, recommends a proportional representation voting system that will make every vote count.

‘The Committee has heard from Canadians across the country that every vote should count and that no party should win a majority of seats without a majority of votes,’ said CLC president Hassan Yussuff.

‘There is very clearly popular consensus in favour of proportional representation and we are calling on the …
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