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I'm Deeply Sorry My Party Broke Its Promise On Electoral Reform - Huffington Post Canada

In the last election, we promised to reform our voting system and make every vote count. That promise is now broken. In the Minister of Democratic Institutions' new mandate letter, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau writes: "Changing the electoral system ...and more »

Canada Electoral Reform: Liberal MPs React To Trudeau Abandoning Promise - Huffington Post Canada

OTTAWA — Most Canadians will forgive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for breaking his electoral pledge, many Grit MPs told The Huffington Post Canada on Wednesday. “It's a bold move, and it's a brave move on the prime minister's part,” longtime Nova ...and more »

Grove-White: Why citizens, not government, should be in charge of electoral reform - Ottawa Citizen

The Liberal government's misadventure in electoral reform is a critical lesson in why politicians cannot and should not lead an electoral reform process. From Day One, meaningful electoral reform was doomed. Instead of removing themselves from process, ...and more »

Today's letters: Does abandoning electoral reform really matter? - Ottawa Citizen

Re: Voters blew their chance for electoral reform, Feb. 2. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's abandonment of meaningful electoral reform is profoundly shocking. If he persists in this outrageous decision, he will condemn us not only to the perversity of ...and more »

Liberals won't tax health and dental benefits, says Justin Trudeau - Globalnews.ca

WATCH ABOVE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that he will not enact a tax on health and dental benefits. X. - A A +. Listen. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that he will not enact a tax on health and dental benefits, after ...and more »

Trudeau abandons electoral reform promise — no change to voting system in time for 2019 election - National Post

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 ...and more »

Andrew Coyne: It's not the Liberals' fault for lying about electoral reform, it's yours for believing them - National Post

It's your fault, Canadians. You failed to live up to the standards your prime minister expected of you. You had your chance and you blew it. It isn't that the Liberals promised something they had no intention of ever delivering. The fault is yours, for ...and more »

Opposition accuses Trudeau of 'betrayal' as Liberals abandon promise of electoral reform - CBC.ca

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is abandoning a commitment to reform the federal electoral system. A new mandate letter issued to Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould, released publicly on Wednesday, says "changing the electoral system ...and more »

Justin Trudeau abandons campaign promise to reform voting system - The Guardian

Frustration over move adds to pressure over controversies surrounding cash-for-access fundraisers and investigation into a private island vacation. Reuters in Ottawa. Wed 1 Feb 2017 15.31 EST Last modified on Wed 1 Feb 2017 16.48 EST. Share on ...and more »

Trudeau abandons pledge to reform Canada's elections - Toronto Star

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau abandoned his promise to reform Canada's electoral system on Wednesday, claiming no consensus has been found on an alternative system. Only two months after recommitting to electoral reform, Trudeau told ...and more »