THORNHILL FEDERAL LIBERAL RIDING ASSOCIATION HOSTING A TOWN HALL MEETING ON ELECTORAL REFORM:
COME OUT AND BE HEARD| COMMUNITY INPUT TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REFORM COMMITTEE by September 30.
Date: Thursday, September 22nd
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Venue: North Thornhill Community Centre, Meeting Room #2, 300 Pleasant Ridge Ave, Thornhill, ON L4J 9B3
GUEST SPEAKER is PETER RUSSELL, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto, Expert on Electoral Reform Peter Russell is a recipient of the Mildred A. Schwartz Award, recognizing his lifetime achievement in advancing the study of Canadian politics and bringing Canadian politics to the international political science community.
“Peter Russell is one of the great treasures of Canadian academia and a giant in the study of Canadian politics and law. Peter has made significant contributions to no fewer than four thematic areas that fall within the orbit of Canadian politics: judicial politics, constitutional politics and reform, the politics and rights of indigenous peoples, and the practice of parliamentary government. The breadth and depth of his scholarship, the impact of his work, and his engagement in public affairs are simply stunning….extraordinary scholar, dedicated teacher, respected public intellectual and engaged citizen – Peter Russell has profoundly shaped Canadian scholarship and Canadian public life.”
Interested in Proportional Representation Process? The information is available at the Government website: https://www.canada.ca/en/campaign/electoral-reform/learn-about-canadian-federal-electoral-reform/electoral-systems-factsheet.html. Additional information on different electoral process is also available at: http://www.fairvote.ca/