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It’s time for Liberals to get specific on electoral reform

By Sarah Schmidt      

Just like we’re starting to see on pipelines, let’s hear some specific ideas and technical details about how the Liberal government proposes to bring proportionality to Canada’s voting system.

Liberal MPs Ruby Sahota and Matt DeCourcey. The House Special Committee on Electoral Reform. After committee testimony this summer, ‘there’s only one real option before us: proportionality as the defining principle and PR with local representation as the overarching framework,’ says Sarah Schmidt. The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

OTTAWA—You can usually tell a government’s end game or at least preferred direction on any given file by the planted news stories.

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