BONUSES TO WINNERS ARE UNACCEPTABLE

Last week, after the CAQ government introduced its fine-tuned Bill 39, “An Act to Establish a New Voting System”, the Mouvement Démocratie Nouvelle (MDN) spotted what looks like an attempt to favour established parties, especially the dominant party. In article 156, the bill provides that the parties that win the most local constituencies under the current system, will be given the advantage when allocating regional seats. This is a flagrant violation of the spirit of proportional representation.

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MDN answers the call to support electoral reform

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…

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