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News Media Industry  Mr. Speaker, we will take no lessons from a party that made it harder for Canadians to vote with its unfair elections act. Indeed, as we all know, it was found guilty of breaking election laws in multiple elections. The Conservatives even made it illegal for Elections Canada

June 12th, 2019House debate

Justin TrudeauLiberal

News Media Industry   guilty of election fraud in multiple past elections, give any lessons on independence. What they tried to do with their unfair elections act was muzzle Elections Canada, preventing it from talking to young people, removing the right to vote from thousands of aboriginal people

May 29th, 2019House debate

Justin TrudeauLiberal

Democratic Reform  Madam Speaker, in all fairness, we will take no lessons from the other side about making changes to the electoral system. The legacy of the unfair elections act has been long, and we heard about it extensively in 2015. We acted promptly to deal with it. With respect

May 10th, 2019House debate

Arif ViraniLiberal

Democratic Reform  Madam Speaker, we categorically reject the premise of that entire question. First, Bill C-76 was fundamental to ensuring the stability of the democracy in this country in response to the unfair elections act. Second, when we are talking about elections and electoral fairness

May 10th, 2019House debate

Arif ViraniLiberal

Procedure and House Affairs committee   as the government gets credit for Bill C-76 and unravelling some of the ugliness that was in the “unfair elections act” that the previous government enacted, the way they did it was ham-fisted and borderline incompetent. However, am I correct in stating that the government, like the previous

May 2nd, 2019Committee meeting

David ChristophersonNDP

Elections Modernization Act   some discussion from the Conservatives in regard to Bill C-76, and that is where I would like to start. A few years back, when I was sitting in opposition, we had Stephen Harper's Fair Elections Act, as the Conservatives called it. In opposition, we called it the “unfair elections

December 13th, 2018House debate

Kevin LamoureuxLiberal

Elections Modernization Act   for the legislation to pass, so now not all of this bill will be incorporated. That was the problem. One would think, after the Liberals betrayed their promise on electoral reform, the very next thing they would do to undo the unfair elections act by the Harper government would have been to get

December 13th, 2018House debate

Nathan CullenNDP

Bill C-76—Time Allocation Motion   the democratic reform minister. The Chief Electoral Officer was very clear with the Liberal government that to put in place changes to the Conservatives' unfair elections act in time for them to be fully implemented for the 2019 election, one year from now, it had to have legislation adopted

December 13th, 2018House debate

Sheila MalcolmsonNDP

Elections Modernization Act  , called the unfair election act, We asked the Chief Electoral Officer for proof of that. He came back to us and said that in the last election, or in the election before, there was no evidence of significant voter fraud under any condition, certainly not by using the voter ID card

December 12th, 2018House debate

Nathan CullenNDP

Elections Modernization Act   this once upon a time a voter information card was abused. The whole thing was an absolute shambles from when it started until the very end. If the Conservatives want to brag about the 2014 Fair Elections Act, or the unfair elections act, depending on what side of the House one

December 12th, 2018House debate

Scott SimmsLiberal

Elections Modernization Act   decisions. That is what the government has tried to do with the elections modernization act. In addition to rigging the election for the Liberals, the bill would attempt to undo everything that was done within the Fair Elections Act, which some members refer to as the unfair elections

December 12th, 2018House debate

Stephanie KusieConservative

Elections Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to stand in this place and speak to the Liberals' attempt to fix the Harper Conservatives' unfair elections act. The bill we are debating today is Bill C-76. How did we get here? The 2015 election campaign and the lead-up to it were certainly full

October 30th, 2018House debate

Sheila MalcolmsonNDP

Elections Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, the minister is right to point out that Bill C-23, the unfair elections act, is much undone by this bill. We are actually moving amendments to allow for vouching to make more sense, not people just within a polling station but more broadly. I have a question

October 24th, 2018House debate

Nathan CullenNDP

Elections Modernization Act   the unfair elections act. Then it did nothing with it for 18 months. It did not move it, debate it, or talk about it. It waited until we had this bill, Bill C-76, which is much larger and takes on more issues. For those watching, I just asked my Conservative colleague if she joined

October 24th, 2018House debate

Nathan CullenNDP

Elections Modernization Act   under their feet. Looking at the strengthening of the position of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada and the ability to prosecute crimes that occur during elections, we have come a long way with Bill C-76, trying to undo the unfair elections act. Could the hon. member comment

October 30th, 2018House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal