NEWS
 
Protests held against government's controversial elections bill
Minister of State (Democratic Reform) Pierre Poilievre responds during question period
1 0

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.

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  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...
showing all comments

@NEWSTALK1010

Facebook

DON'T MISS

AIRPORT TUNNEL

THE BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT TUNNEL

PortsToronto will open a new pedestrian tunnel to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on July 30th, which will serve as a significant piece of infrastructure that will provide travellers with fast, convenient and reliable access to the airport

NEWS ALERTS

STAY CONNECTED

Sign up for out Breaking News Alerts and receive up-to-the-minute coverage of the top stories of the day

 
1 0

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.

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  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...
showing all comments

Top stories

Demolition, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, has been announced as this year's opening night film

Poll

Protesters from Black Lives Matter blocked traffic on the Allen last night to protest police shootings. Was this the best way to make a point?

Voting is restricted to one vote every 24 hours 24 hour(s) VoteResults