1. Tom Mulcair Democracy Day on the Danforth

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    • Elizabeth May signs FVC Politician's Pledge

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      Ask your favourite political representative to sign our Politician's Pledge. http://www.fairvote.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Declaration-Politicians-Pledge.pdf

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      • Fairvote Canada event on Parliament Hill advocating Proportional Representation, 25000 Signatures on Petition

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        This Fairvote Canada rally on the steps of parliament hill in Ottawa, which occurred on September 19, 2013, features Anita Nickerson, Matthew Carroll, Frances Deverell, Paul Dewar, and Georges Laroque, Paul Dewar signed the Politicians' Pledge to work towards proportional representation going forward. 19 minutes.

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        • Democracy Day on the Danforth -- Joyce Hall introduces PR and Craig Scott

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          Democracy Day on the Danforth celebrated UN Democracy Day by Fair Vote Canada and Craig Scott, Official Opposition Critic for Democratic and Parliamentary Reform. The event was held September 19, 2013 at Eastminster United Church on Danforth Avenue. NDP party leader, Tom Mulcair made a surprise visit. The event was preceded by a march from the Broadview subway station.

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          • Fairvote Canada Press Conference on Parliament Hill, Sept. 19, 2013 advocating Proportional Representation

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            This press conference in the parliament hill press gallery announced that Fairvote Canada now has 25000 signatures on their petition requesting a study and consultation with citizens with the goal of introducing proportional representation into Canadian elections. Featured speakers are Thomas Mulcair (Leader, NDP), Stephane Dion (Liberal MP), Georges Laraque (Deputy Leader Green Party), Anita Nickerson (Acting Executive Director Fairvote Canada), Julien Lamarshe (National Capital Region President, Fairvote Canada). 30 minutes.

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            • Parkdale High Park Liberal Debate on PR vs FPTP Part 4

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              Audience Q&A "Be it resolved that Canada should adopt a proportional representation system" was the question poised by the Parkdale - High Park Liberals during their formal debate November 15, 2012. For the affirmative: Stéphan Dion and Donna Dasko. The opposition: Professor Peter Loewen and Professor Laura Stephenson.

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              • Parkdale High Park Liberal Debate on PR vs FPTP Part 5

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                "Be it resolved that Canada should adopt a proportional representation system" was the question poised by the Parkdale - High Park Liberals during their formal debate November 15, 2012. For the affirmative: Stéphan Dion and Donna Dasko. The opposition: Professor Peter Loewen and Professor Laura Stephenson. This segment deals with the debaters closing statements, the final audience vote and the wrap up.

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                • Parkdale High Park Liberal Debate on PR vs FPTP Part 3

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                  "Be it resolved that Canada should adopt a proportional representation system" was the question poised by the Parkdale - High Park Liberals during their formal debate November 15, 2012. For the affirmative: Stéphan Dion and Donna Dasko. The opposition: Professor Peter Loewen and Professor Laura Stephenson. In this part, moderator Nancy Leblanc asks the questions.

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                  • Why FVC cannot endorse RaBit's Alternative Vote proposal

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                    At the 2011 Fair Vote Toronto AGM, Executive Director Wayne Smith explains that FVC supports only proportional representation and cannot endorse a non proportional system such as RaBit's Alternative Vote(AV) Also called instant runoff voting (IRV), or "ranked ballots".. He points out that the Canadian political system is different from that of the USA or the UK, so this system is less applicable here.

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                    • Parkdale High Park Liberal Debate on PR vs FPTP Part 2

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                      "Be it resolved that Canada should adopt a proportional representation system" was the question poised by the Parkdale - High Park Liberals during their formal debate November 15, 2012. For the affirmative: Stephan Dion and Donna Dasko. The oppostion: Professor Peter Loewen and Professor Laura Stephenson. This video covers the responses of the debaters to their opening statements in part 1

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