Student groups in Quebec have united behind a demand that the government follows through on its promise to enact a more representative system. For a democracy this is an essential concern and must take precedence over the personal and partisan considerations of MNAs.
The Mouvement Démocratie Nouvelle (MDN), the Groupe Femmes, Politique et Démocratie (GFPD) and their partners in civil society are calling on the Legault government to include parity in its electoral reform bill.
MDN is disappointed to learn that the Chief Electoral Officer of Quebec has not drawn on the example of Scotland and Wales to schedule a shorter timeline for implementing the new voting system in Quebec.
A major step was taken yesterday in the National Assembly with the unanimous adoption of a motion introduced by MNA (Member of the National Assembly) Sol Zanetti, jointly with the Minister of Justice Sonia Lebel and MNAs Harold Lebel and Catherine Fournier.
Montreal, February 26 2019 – Mouvement Démocratie Nouvelle (MDN) is pleased that the Québec government and in particular, the Minister Sonia LeBel have shown us such confidence, following an announcement that the government is making a sizeable sum available to support MDN as it continues its work towards reforming the…