Inclusive and Just Society

Ranked Ballot

In order to achieve realistic, concrete, and positive democratic reform – Ontario should step up and propose to implement Ranked Ballot voting in the next election. It is quite easy to understand and implement, promotes more cooperative and positive dialogue between/about parties, maintains local voters' connection to their local MPP, ensures no candidate wins a seat without garnering more than 50 per cent of the vote, ...more »

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Inclusive and Just Society

Strengthening Indigenous Representation in Government

On the occasion of Canada’s 100th Birthday in 1967, Chief Dan George; incidentally born Geswanouth Slahoot but yeah; we took that from him too, shared with Canada his Lament for Confederation. He gave voice to the sadness of our injustices against First Nations and Indigenous people, and yet he still managed to conclude in hope with the words; “Oh Canada, I shall see these things come to pass. I shall see our young braves ...more »

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Responsive Government

Democratic Revolution - the restoration of democracy

The Democratic Revolution In Ontario, as in the rest of Canada and many places in the world today, there is a growing restlessness among the electorate about the function and effect of democracy, democratic institutions, and, the systems of democracy. The loudest voices for change cite the make-up of Parliament as unrepresentative of the will of the voters, and, the election of governments with less than 50% of the vote, ...more »

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