MILJAN, JACKSON: Because electoral reform was not a major issue in the recent election campaign, the Green Party can’t claim a legitimate mandate for change without public input
MILJAN, CLEMENS, JACKSON: Green Party policies, rejected by more than 80% of B.C. voters, could be enacted because its support is required to form a government
BARRIE: Relax party discipline to dent the iron control of a majority government, forcing it to make compromises and behave less like a dictatorship
PASSARIS: Electoral reform recommendations seek to build a bigger democratic tent and populate it with under-represented New Brunswickers
CHIDIAC: Coalition governments aren’t perfect but when we take time to listen respectfully to each other we come up with solutions where everyone benefits
MILJAN, JACKSON: Before any changes are made or any referendums held, Canadians must understand that many of the proposed alternatives come with drawbacks
TAUBE: Many Canadians are confused by the lofty alphabet soup of models, leading to several high-profile failures on the provincial front
NIEMAN: Is there still a centre in Canada where we can recognize that the greater good stretches beyond personal gain and find compromises?