Opinion

It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for democratic reform

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals and government have promised real change when it comes to how Canada elects the House of Commons. They better do it right.

Fair Vote Canada says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's committment to electoral reform shows a major change. 'In a real modern democracy, representation is a right, not a prize to be won,' writes Gary Shaul. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By GARY SHAUL

PUBLISHED : Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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