Canada can learn a thing or two from Scotland on electoral reform
The mixed member system enhances grassroots democracy—the ability of the average citizen to participate in the democratic process on a day-to-day basis. What’s more, it ensures local representation and balances out regional interests both at the same time. Thus, it would fit the political requirements of a diverse, federal country such as Canada.
Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef is in charge of revamping Canada's electoral system from the first-past-the-post voting process. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright