Monthly Archives: October 2015

  • Dear Justin – About Electoral Reform:

    Posted on October 25, 2015 by in MARK'S REMARKS, Politics

      Dear Justin Trudeau: You recently received and replied to a Facebook post by Casandra Effe. Thank you for having the courage and courtesy to do so, unlike our newly-de-elected Prime Minister and my former so-called Member of Parliament, the Member for Calgary West. I identify with and strongly support Casandra’s position and emphasize her […]

    Comments Off Continue Reading...
  • Post Image

    Who Should I Vote For? #2

    Posted on October 8, 2015 by in MARK'S REMARKS, Politics

    If you’ve looked at my Fair Voting page you will know that I support proportional representation (PR) as a better way to elect MPs (or MLAs or municipal councillors) than our present pluralitarian system, more commonly known as Winner Take All (WTA) or First-Past-the-Post (FPTP). That sort of system produces distorted results. In the 41st […]

    Comments Off Continue Reading...
  • Who should I vote for?

    Posted on October 6, 2015 by in MARK'S REMARKS, Politics

    There are so many factors in play in this election! Do I vote for the candidate I want to see elected, knowing my vote under our present Winner Take All (WTA) system will probably be wasted? Do I vote for candidate A or B because I cannot abide the thought of being governed by candidate […]

    Comments Off Continue Reading...