THE FULL NELSON

Say ‘no’ to a referendum on electoral reform

The committee studying electoral reform may as well recommend no change and save Canadians the cost of an inessential exercise and the trouble of trooping to the polls once again.

Conservative MP Scott Reid has dismissed the cost of a referendum: 'If we’re worried about the cost of democracy, then we should suspend having any future elections, shouldn’t we?' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By NELSON WISEMAN

PUBLISHED : Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 12:00 AM

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