Brigette DePape was right when she vowed that “despite the Harper government making it harder for us to vote, young people are going to be the game-changers nobody saw coming” during the 2015 federal election. Elections Canada’s 2015 National Youth Survey confirms it.
The Council of Canadians calls for the re-opening of the investigation into the election fraud of 2011 in the wake of Mike Duffy’s recent testimony. The former Conservative senator testified under oath that a “black ops group at Conservative headquarters” ran a misleading robocalls campaign.
Elections Canada has made an awful mess of voter registration for the 2015 federal election. It’s a mess that recalls bad memories of the 2011 robocall scandal. Stephen Harper is partly to blame.
This week Canada’s two main opposition parties declared war on Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s dictatorship-style “Fair Elections Act”, setting the stage for a potential showdown during the 2015 federal election.
A poll jointly commissioned by the Council of Canadians, the Canadian Federation of Students, and LeadNow.ca shows that a majority of Canadians oppose the Harper Conservatives’ Fair Elections Act, known as Bill C-23.
In an open letter, 19 professors from universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand, denounce the Harper Conservatives’ proposed Fair Elections Act.
Elections Canada’s “Preventing Deceptive Communications with Electors” report, a response to the robocalls election fraud of 2011, recommends legislation that provides basic privacy protections to voters while stopping political parties from engaging in deceptive communications.