Electoral reform more controversial than one would think

A governing party supported by a minority of voters should not use its parliamentary majority to unilaterally change the way MPs are elected.

'Justin Trudeau has promised to deliver a different voting system in time for the 2019 election so speed is presumably of the essence. But there is no ready-made process to deliver as major an electoral reform in a manner that inspires confidence in its legitimacy,' writes Chantal Hebert.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 10:29 PM

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