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Electoral Reform Panel Debate
Few reforms could have more of an effect on every aspect of our lives than this. Education, health care, the environment, taxation, military engagements, and our very survival as a country - all depend fundamentally on who gets elected and how. Considering that Ontario is holding a referendum on this issue this year (and BC in 2009), and there is stalled government legislation in Quebec to switch to proportional representation, this is a very timely discussion on provincial and federal electoral reform. Expert panelists will be booked from both academic and political spheres (panelists TBA):

McGill Electoral Reform Panel
  • Time: Date TBD; panel 2hrs + Q&A session
  • Place: Lecture Hall, McGill University 3600 rue University, Montreal H3A 2T3
  • Map: Google map, close-up Campus map
  • Parking: available (see map)
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  • More info: Email us!

  • Panelists:
    Dr. John Trent - Former chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Ottawa and Secretary-General of the International Political Science Association, Prof. Trent has studied electoral reform and is a Fellow at the University of Ottawa's Centre for Governance. Prof. Trent has helped with the study of current electoral reform issues for the Law Commission of Canada's extensive report on Electoral Reform for Canada. Currently Prof. Trent has an interest in the electoral reform process underway in Ontario.
    TBD - coming soon!
    TBD - coming soon!
    TBD - coming soon!

:: posted 06/Jul/2007