The ‘system’ is dysfunctional and the process does not work. Change it. That’s the future, history paints an unflattering prospect for today though. Maybe next time.
Conservative leadership contenders Peter MacKay, Marilyn Gladu, and Erin O'Toole. The CPC has set the complicated bar for entry into the leadership contest high and with a $5-million campaign spending limit, every contender will need to enter the race with that goal in sight, writes Mark Wegierski. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
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Some MPs and experts are crying foul over changes to the Canada Elections Act in the ‘omnibus’ Bill C-30, which Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer says should not be used to bring in ‘fundamental’ changes to the law.
CSC says the external reviewers act as a ‘key safeguard’ to the new ‘structured intervention unit' approach, but the researchers say it's precisely that ‘legitimacy’ the oversight lends that makes its failure a problem.