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  • Strengthening Democracy by Making Voting Easier

    Ottawa, November 24, 2016 – The Government of Canada is introducing legislation that proposes 7 changes to the Canadian electoral system. Bill C-33, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act, was introduced today in the House of Commons by the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions. If passed, the bill will increase voter participation by breaking down barriers to voting...

  • News Conference by Minister Monsef on Introduction of Bill

    Ottawa, Ontario – November 23, 2016 – Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, will be holding a news conference following the introduction of a Bill in the House of Commons. Senior officials from the Privy Council Office will provide a technical briefing immediately following the Minister’s press conference. The...

  • Minister Monsef available to media following dialogue on electoral reform in Calgary on October 29 at the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire

    Ottawa, Ontario – October 27, 2016 – Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, will be in Calgary to host a public dialogue on federal electoral reform with local residents. The Minister will meet with Canadians and stakeholders to hear their thoughts on electoral reform directly and discuss how we can improve Canada’s...