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DIY Electoral Reform Info Sessions

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back to The Poll’s The ThingAhead to What WE Can Do for ERRECanadians Deserve Better -Proportional Representation - on Canadian Flag backgroundThis is the eighteenth in the Whoa!Canada: Proportional Representation Series

No matter where you live in Canada, your Member of Parliament should be hosting a Town Hall to consult with you about electoral reform.

But we don’t have to wait for them because a large component of the ERRE Consultation Process is effectively “do-it-yourself.”   That’s why Fair Vote Canada and other grass root organizations will be conducting their own community dialogues and information sessions across Canada.  Any local community groups ~ anyone ~ can host their very own consultation or discussion night!  If you’re interested you can get Fair Vote Waterloo’s Make Every Vote Count presentation.

Roundtables Tuesdays at 6:30pm at Queen Street Commons, Kitchener, (43 Queen Street S) - Have your say! We submit discussion results to the federal government ~ At the Libraries - September 8 at KPL Central, Sept 21 Elmira Library, September 28 New Hamburg Library and September 29th, Ayr Library -- Learn how the government plans to make every vote count next election, and different voting system options

September is the busy season for Electoral Reform as Canada’s Consultation process heats up in the rush to get it done.

Thursday September 8th

Kitchener Public Library presents
Fair Vote Waterloo: Make Every Vote Count

at the Kitchener Public Library, Central Branch

@ Kitchener Public Library~Central Branch

Find out why Canada is planning to modernize our voting system, and and learn how the government plans to make every vote count for Canada’s next election.  Waterloo Region’s local non-partisan grass roots organization Fair Vote Waterloo will present the information about different voting system options. [note: you must register for this event]

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm at KPL Central Library Branch

85 Queen St NKitchener, ON N2H 2H1

Even if you aren’t local to Waterloo Region, there will likely be similar events taking place throughout the month of September across Canada.
Check out the Official Calendar of Electoral Reform Events, and look out for The Hon. Maryam Monsef’s Community Dialogue Tour.

For more information check out the Resources page at Fair Vote Waterloo, as well as PR4Canada Resources 

back to The Poll’s The Thing

Ahead to What WE Can Do for ERRE

Proportional Representation Series So Far:

• Proportional Representation for Canada
• What’s so bad about First Past The Post
• Democracy Primer
• Working for Democracy
• The Popular Vote
• Why Don’t We Have PR Already?
• Stability
• Why No Referendum?
• Electoral System Roundup
• When Canadians Learn about PR with CGP Grey
• Entitlement
• Proportional Representation vs. Alternative Vote
• #ERRE #Q Committee
• #ERRE #Q Meetings & Transcripts
• Take The Poll ~ #ERRE #Q
Proportionality #ERRE #Q 
• The Poll’s The Thing 
• DIY Electoral Reform Info Sessions
• What WE Can Do for ERRE
• #ERRE today and Gone Tomorrow (…er, Friday) 
• Redistricting Roulette 
• #ERRE submission Deadline TONIGHT!

 and don’t forget to check out the PR4Canada Resources page!


CC0 - Public DomainImage Credit:
To the extent possible under law, Byron Weber Becker has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this Make Every Vote Count Presentation in any format. This work is published from: Canada. See http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

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