Since the Canadian Charter of rights and freedoms was established in the 1980s, the courts have been ruling in favour of fair and equal representation in Canadian and provincial elections. Now, it's time to challenge the fairness of the first-past-the-post voting system itself. 

Make a donation and ensure the voters who are disenfranchised by this system have their day in court. 

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    Trudeau's timeline on electoral reform: from clear commitment to 'no consensus'

     June 16 2015 Trudeau commits to ending first-past-the-post Before the 2015 election campaign officially begins, Liberal Leader, Justin Trudeau promises that a government lead by him would make the 2015 election the final election under first-past-the-post.  We need to know that when we cast a ballot, it counts; that when we vote, it matters. So I’m proposing we make every vote count. We are committed to ensuring that the 2015 election will be the last federal election using first-past-the-post. We will ensure that electoral reform measures such as ranked ballots, proportional representation, mandatory voting and online voting are fully and fairly studied and considered. And within 18 months of forming government, we will bring forward legislation to enact electoral reform. - Liberal Leader, Justin Trudeau
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    Charter Challenge: September Update

    Here's the latest update on the Charter Challenge for Fair Voting.  In our last update to you we shared: - that we'd raised just under $43,000 to support the Charter Challenge for Fair Voting - that we would share another update once once we'd retained legal counsel for the case Here's where things are at now: 
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This project is a collaboration between Springtide and Fair Voting BC.


Step 1 - Raise Money

Step 2 - Prepare Initial Filing

Step 3 - Initial Filing

Step 4 - Wait for first hearing

Step 5 - First hearing

Step 6 - Prepare for first appeal

Step 7 - First appeal

Step 8 - Prepare for Final Appeal

Step 9 - Final Appeal to Supreme Court

Step 10 - Await Supreme Court Decision