Ranked preferential ballot is the way to go if we want to elect a government supported by majority of Canadians
The in-house method of choosing the Speaker is of little interest to the broad Canadian public. That’s a pity because the ranked preferential ballot could fix one of the major problems in Canada’s modern, fragmented democracy.
The Senate's Usher of the Black Rod J. Greg Peters, pictured Dec. 5, 2019, outside the House Chamber. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade