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The Minister of Status of Women on gender in politics, student leadership, and referendums

“You are the most powerful generation to have ever lived. You have the most at stake and the least voice at the table.” On Nov. 26, the Martlet had the…

Pro pro-rep

A case for fairer elections Beginning on Oct. 22, British Columbians will have the opportunity to change the way we vote in provincial elections. Electoral reform was a top federal…

Electoral reform 101

The voting systems, explained   The upcoming B.C. referendum on electoral reform presents itself as a potentially major crossroads for politics in the province. Between Oct. 22 and Nov. 30,…

Proportional representation vs. First-past-the-post

Turns out which one’s better isn’t so black and white, says UVic poli sci prof Daniel Westlake The referendum to decide on changing B.C.’s electoral system is coming up on…

A brief introduction to electoral reform

As you may already be aware, 2018 is set to be a big year for B.C. politics. Between Oct. 22 and Nov. 30, the provincial government of British Columbia will…