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Power & Politics Young voters disappointed after Liberals bail on electoral reform

Does abandoning electoral reform disenfranchise young voters? Jesse Hitchcock of Young Voters of PEI and Eileen Kilgour, Fair Vote Canada, react to the government's decision to turn its back on the promise to change Canada's voting system.
  • 2017
  • 00:07:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/16/2017

The National Majority vs. Minority Government

CBC News' Susan Ormiston fact checks what the party leaders are saying about majority vs. minority governments. From the King-Byng affair to Trudeau the Elder's controversial missteps, take this quick tour through how it works in the Westminster system.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/08/2016

The 180 Democracy Hacks: Proportional Representation

If you ask Canadians how to improve our democracy, as The 180 with Jim Brown did, by far the most frequent suggestion is to get rid of the First-Past-the-Post voting system. Many suggest moving to a system of proportional representation. Currently in federal politics, a party can form a majority government with far fewer than a majority of the votes. Kelly Carmichael, ...
  • 2015
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/06/2015

News in Review - October 1993 Election Polls: Taking the Pulse

How have election polls become an integral part of the Canadian electoral process? This story examines their impact.
  • 1993
  • 00:11:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1993

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