Citizens get final say on voting reform

The Liberal government in Ottawa appears to want to rush voting reform, to change Canadians’ voting system.  While a facelift for democracy is needed, the Liberals should not try to do this without giving Canadians the final say.  The voting system belongs to Canadians.

When government suggests a substantial change (this usually goes hand-in-hand with substantial cost to the taxpayer) that is beyond the day-to-day administration of their jurisdiction, and therefore beyond their mandate, a referendum is needed to allow citizen shareholders of government the final say.

This is echoed by the Chatham Daily News and the Toronto Sun.


About admin is where citizens speak out for excellence in society and governance. We are passionate about improving the places where we live, give, learn, play, and serve.
This entry was posted in Government Behaviour, Government Structure and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.