5 things you need to know about Orwellian "Fair" Elections Act - 2014-02-04

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F0.png 5 things you need to know about Orwellian "Fair" Elections Act February 4, 2014, PressProgress

The Conservative government tabled their so-called Fair Elections Act in the House of Commons last week -- 70 weeks late.

Pierre Poilievre, the minister of state for democratic reform, claimed the changes will "increase democracy." Twenty-four hours later, Poilievre moved to cut off the democratic debate about the bill in the House of Commons.

The followin day, the Harper government shut down the debate.

This is just the beginning of the government's doubespeak on this file.

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