♣ Electoral Reform in the NEWS: CBC

June 16, 2015
Justin Trudeau vows to end 1st-past-the-post voting in platform speech
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/justin-trudeau-vows-to-end-1st-past-the-post-voting-in-platform-speech-1.3114902

Oct. 20, 2015
Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to form majority government
http://www.cbc.ca/news2/interactives/results-2015/

Oct 21, 2015
Trudeau unlikely to change voting system, say political scientists
Experts say campaign trail promise for proportional representation at odds with reality of majority
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/trudeau-proportional-representation-voting-system-1.3280995

Oct 28, 2015
Liberal changes to electoral system ‘set up to fail,’ says defeated NDP MP Craig Scott:
‘I honestly do not believe that there is a commitment to proportional representation,’ outgoing MP says
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/craig-scott-electoral-reform-1.3293329

Nov 01, 2015
Justin Trudeau’s electoral reform plan needs to ‘get going’
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/justin-trudeau-electoral-reform-first-past-the-post-1.3292694

Nov 26, 2015
Change to preferential ballot would benefit Liberals
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/grenier-preferential-ballot-1.3332566

Dec 09, 2015
Rona Ambrose demands Liberals hold referendum on electoral reform
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/electoral-reform-liberal-referendum-1.3357673

Feb 5, 2016
NDP wants to use proportional representation to decide fate of first-past-the-post
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ndp-liberals-electoral-reform-1.3434297

May 5, 2016
Trudeau apologizes in House over misleading remarks on electoral reform delay
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-apologizes-electoral-reform-1.3568632

May 10, 2016
We can do better’: Liberals kick off push to change Canada’s voting system
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/liberals-electoral-reform-1.3576472

May 11, 2016
Electoral reform: a primer on the main alternatives to how we vote
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/electoral-reform-types-1.3577721

May 12, 2016
Liberal pursuit of electoral reform off to a difficult start
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-liberals-electoral-reform-1.3579651

May 15, 2016
Partisan interests difficult to avoid in electoral reform debate
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/grenier-electoral-reform-politics-1.3577086

May 31, 2016
The electoral reform fight has only just begun: Aaron Wherry
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-electoral-reform-1.3609790

Jun 12, 2016
Electoral reform: a primer on the main alternatives to how we vote
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/electoral-reform-types-1.3577721

Referendum on electoral reform would be fraught with complications
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-electoral-reform-referendum-1.3630702

Jun 21, 2016
Welcome to the summer of electoral reform: No sunscreen required for dozen lucky MPs
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-electoral-reform-committee-1.3643701

July 6, 2016
Maryam Monsef tells Commons committee first-past-the-post voting system is ‘antiquated’
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-monsef-committee-1.3666961

July 7, 2016
Chief electoral officer warns of tight timeline to implement electoral reform
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-mayrand-electoral-reform-1.3668566

July 10, 2016
Maryam Monsef’s earnest guide to electoral reform for cynics
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/maryan-monsef-electoral-reform-guide-1.3670291

July 29, 2016
MPs devoting the summer to electoral reform; a look at what they’ve heard so far
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/electoral-reform-committee-roundup-1.3700856

July 31, 2016
How electoral reform is like the Stanley Cup finals
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-electoral-reform-stanley-cup-1.3700900

Oct 19, 2016
Trudeau says government’s popularity has dampened public’s desire for electoral reform
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-trudeau-electoral-reform-1.3811862

Oct 21, 2016
How does Justin Trudeau really feel about electoral reform? Let’s go to the tape
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-trudeau-electoral-reform-opinion-1.3814319

Nov 16, 2016
New Democrats say they are open to referendum on electoral reform
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-ndp-electoral-reform-referendum-1.3853832

Dec 01, 2016

Canada’s electoral reform file has reached tire fire status: Robyn Urback
http://www.cbc.ca/news/opinion/electoral-reform-tire-fire-1.3876961

Minister ‘disappointed’ as electoral reform committee recommends referendum on proportional representation
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-electoral-reform-committee-1.3866879

Baloney Meter: Did the Liberals promise electoral reform only with broad support?
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/electoral-reform-liberals-monsef-1.3876002

Dec 2, 2016
Words that I deeply regret’: Maryam Monsef apologizes for accusations against MPs
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/maryam-monsef-apology-electoral-reform-1.3878457

Dec 02, 2016
Time for Liberals to decide if they’re serious about electoral reform: Aaron Wherry
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-trudeau-electoral-reform-1.3876735

Dec 05, 2016
Liberal government launches online survey meant to spur electoral reform conversation
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-electoral-reform-survey-1.3881043

Jan 11, 2017
The Pollcast: What the cabinet shuffle means for electoral reform
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-monsef-shuffle-electoral-reform-1.3930891

Jan 12, 2017
Maryam Monsef escapes the Liberal adventure in electoral reform
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-monsef-shuffle-electoral-reform-1.3930891

Jan 19, 2017
Neil Young among artists, activists urging Trudeau government to reform electoral system
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/electoral-reform-neil-young-1.3942661

Jan 24, 2017
Liberal survey on voting reform delivers conflicting messages
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/mydemocracy-survey-results-electoral-reform-1.3950671

Feb 01, 2017
Opposition accuses Trudeau of ‘betrayal’ as Liberals abandon promise of electoral reform
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-electoral-reform-mandate-1.3961736

OPINION: Say goodbye to electoral reform — a promise that was born sickly: Robyn Urback
http://www.cbc.ca/news/opinion/goodbye-to-electoral-reform-1.3962324

Feb 02, 2017
Voting reform groups ‘disappointed’ by abandoned Liberal promise
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/fair-vote-canada-electoral-1.3963361

Feb 03, 2017
Liberal fears of proportional representation and a referendum killed Trudeau’s reform promise
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-reform-promise-referendum-1.3963533

Feb 05, 2017
Trudeau’s promise of electoral reform: From ‘we can do better’ to accusations of betrayal
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/wherry-trudeau-electoral-reform-promise-betrayal-1.3962386

Feb 07, 2017
With electoral reform off the table, minister defends first-past-the-post
http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/gould-first-past-the-post-1.3970658