The principal of the act is to give more power to the elected and electing. It creates bars that are more easily attained to replace a party leader and even allow local riding associations to choose their own candidates.
…allowing riding associations to pick their candidate rather than the party leader. What’s to say a bush-league riding association picks a candidate that doesn’t align with the party ideals and vision – another dangerous road to go down.
What exactly would be wrong with a candidate that doesn’t agree with each and every tenet of a party? That’s utterly ridiculous!
The Reform Act is one of the most exciting pieces of Democracy Canada has seen in a generation. It deserves to be fully debated; maybe even amended; but at the end of the day it’s a chance to clearly and truly give the public a reason to get more involved with the political process as the current hyper partisan party politics drives people away and creates more political apathy.
Bill; get with the program and stop drinking the kool aid! What do you have against Democracy anyway?
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