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Protests held against government's controversial elections bill
Minister of State (Democratic Reform) Pierre Poilievre responds during question period
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Protests are scheduled for cities across Canada today against the Harper government's contentious elections bill.

A few dozen people clutched signs and unrolled a banner during a demonstration in downtown Toronto at Dundas Square.

Organizer Anna Goldfinch says that despite the Tories' pledge on Friday to strip the bill of some of its most contentious aspects, such as a residency ID requirement, the proposed legislation still goes too far and should be scrapped outright.

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  1. Sonny posted on 04/26/2014 04:42 PM
    PoiLIEvre said the so called "Fair Elections Act" was perfect now looking at changes that don't go enough to encourage voting but rather disenfranchises some voters...
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Protests are scheduled for cities across Canada today against the Harper government's contentious elections bill.

A few dozen people clutched signs and unrolled a banner during a demonstration in downtown Toronto at Dundas Square.

Organizer Anna Goldfinch says that despite the Tories' pledge on Friday to strip the bill of some of its most contentious aspects, such as a residency ID requirement, the proposed legislation still goes too far and should be scrapped outright.

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  1. Sonny posted on 04/26/2014 04:42 PM
    PoiLIEvre said the so called "Fair Elections Act" was perfect now looking at changes that don't go enough to encourage voting but rather disenfranchises some voters...
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