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2018-05-11 12:42 House intervention / intervention en chambre

Electoral system, Government bills, Second reading

Deuxième lecture, Système électoral,

Mr. Speaker, I listened to my colleague from Trois-Rivières's whole speech. In his introduction and conclusion, he talked about how the House would have to give unanimous consent to change the voting system. A few years ago, the Conservatives introduced the Fair Elections Act, which made changes that undermined Canadian democracy. The Conservatives will never support our attempts to reverse those changes.

Can my colleague reconcile the need to get everyone's support before doing something with the fact that the Conservatives will never support changes that would strengthen democracy in Canada?

Monsieur le Président, j'ai écouté en entier le discours de mon collègue de Trois-Rivières. Il l'a commencé et conclu en parlant de la nécessité d'un consentement unanime de la Chambre pour faire des changements au système électoral. Il y a quelques années, les conservateurs ont introduit la Loi sur l'intégrité des élections, qui comportait des changements qui affaiblissaient la démocratie canadienne. Si nous voulons renverser ces changements, les conservateurs ne nous appuieront jamais.

Alors, comment mon collègue peut-il réconcilier la nécessité de faire quelque chose avec l'appui de tout le monde et le fait que les conservateurs n'appuieront jamais des changements qui renforceraient la démocratie au Canada?

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Posted at 15:26 on May 11, 2018

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