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Pro Rep a modern voting system for modern times

October 15, 2018
BC’s First Past The Post voting system (FPTP) is simple, but old and inadequate; familiar,...

Pro-rep governments look after the environment and the economy better

October 12, 2018
This letter to the editor originally appeared in the October 11, 2018 edition of The Province ...

First Past the Post Rewards Bad Behaviour

October 5, 2018
When B.C. voters cast their ballots on whether to replace their first-past-the-post electoral system (FPTP)...

BC Citizens’ Assembly chose Pro Rep 146 to 7

October 1, 2018
What happens when regular citizens come together to look at which voting systems are best...

Experts Say Pro Rep is Best

September 24, 2018
This fall, we’ll be voting on whether to move to a more proportional voting system,...

Pro Rep to Fight Extremism

September 21, 2018
I will vote in favour of proportional representation (Pro Rep) in the referendum on electoral...

Our Voting System Should Be Well-Tailored to Suit BC

September 19, 2018
When BC votes on electoral reform this fall, there will be two questions on the...

United Church Supports Proportional Representation for Justice

September 18, 2018
The B.C. Conference of The United Church of Canada recently endorsed the proportional representation (Pro...

Largest minority rule has real consequences

September 14, 2018
November’s referendum on electoral reform is about greater democracy, widening the circle, including all in...

Indigenous Peoples would benefit from Proportional Representation

September 11, 2018
Proportional Representation (pro rep) is an election system where voters see the results of their...

Vote for proportional representation and let your vote count

September 11, 2018
Under proportional representation, your vote will count in every election. Proportional representation ensures that a...

Three reasons to vote Pro Rep

September 6, 2018
Virtually nobody wants to read a list of 50 reasons why British Columbians should vote...

Rural Urban — Explained

August 23, 2018
Rural Urban proportional voting is the third system that will be listed on the ballot...

Mixed Member — Explained

August 17, 2018
Mixed Member proportional voting is one of three systems that will be listed on the...

Dual Member — Explained

August 13, 2018
Dual Member proportional voting is the first of three systems that will be listed on...

What is Pro Rep?

August 10, 2018
One of the best things about living in a country like Canada is that it...

Current voting system isn’t fair, rewards insiders

July 18, 2018
Our first-past-the-post voting system isn’t fair. It doesn’t work to support democracy.

With proportional representation, all votes would count — no matter where you live

July 18, 2018
As the saying goes, the best defence is a strong offence.

Opinion: It’s time to fix B.C.’s broken democracy

July 18, 2018
The day after an election, a majority — usually six out of 10 voters —...

Opinion: We want in: Proportional representation would give young voters a real voice

July 18, 2018
Over the past four decades, we’ve seen a steady decline in voter participation in our...