The Canadian Progressive: NDP Convention 2013: Resolution on Electoral Reform

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: 5-02-13 Resolution on Electoral Reform, submitted by Craig Scott, the MP for Toronto-Danforth. WHEREAS the current federal electoral system contains major shortcomings generating a significant democratic deficit; WHEREAS the decline in voter turnout in federal elections in the last twenty years in Canada is worrying; WHEREAS any electoral reform […] The post NDP Convention ...

Accidental Deliberations: On priorities

Yesterday, I posted a brief overview of the policy resolutions set to be discussed at the NDP’s federal convention in Montreal next weekend. But over the next few days, I’ll go a step further in taking a look at the ones I see as most important for the party’s development into Canada’s leading progressive option ...

Accidental Deliberations: On topics of discussion

In advance of next weekend’s Montreal convention, the NDP has released the resolutions (PDF) to be voted on by delegates. And for all the distraction created by a non-binding constitutional preamble, the more interesting point to watch will be the treatment of substantive policy resolutions which look to confirm the NDP’s position as Canada’s true ...