Canada's Trudeau abandons electoral reform promise

By Joanna Smith, 2 February 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is abandoning his long-held promise to change the way Canadians vote in federal elections. In a mandate letter for newly appointed Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould, Trudeau makes it clear that electoral reform — once top of mind for the Liberal government — is no longer on the agenda. “Changing the electoral system will not be in your mandate,” th[...] Read more here: National Post/The Canadian Press


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