The municipal election has just wrapped, and the margin of victory made it very clear that every vote counts.
Which is a great reminder: the Proportional Representation referendum is now underway and your vote counts! You can expect to receive a mail-in ballot with the options laid out like you see in the picture that accompanies this blog post.
CCEC is formally standing with the "YES" option as a way to improve democratic representation, and voter engagement. First and foremost: vote!
If you are still not clear on the details, please take a look at the following links with good information into the process and your options:
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/newsroom/updates/debunking-myths-about-proportional-representation
This is a rare opportunity to move away from a system that creates false majorities (see: 2016 Trump and 2018 Ford), and increase accountability, cooperation and engagement across the political spectrum. Do not let this opportunity pass by without ensuring your name is counted.