Electoral reform will not happen in this Parliament
The toughest political nut to crack is changing the voting system. It is not for the faint of heart, or the novice. Voting changes have been entertained multiple times in Canada. Thus far, none have succeeded.
Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef, pictured in this file photo with Conservative MPs Scott Reid and Gérard Deltell, arrived in Parliament with great promise, but what she made up for in enthusiasm, she lacked in experience, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright