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