Senate Reform

Senate Reform

Code: 
G10-p12
Status: 
Adopted
Subcategory: 
Justice and Democracy
Submitter: 
Jared Giesbrecht
Summary: 

This motion, in calling for the elections of Senators, is more specific than the current policy of holding a referendum on which direction senate reform should take.

Motion Preamble: 

WHEREAS the Green Party of Canada is dedicated to deepening Canada's democracy; WHEREAS the Green Party of Canada has traditionally had unclear policy regarding Senate Reform; WHEREAS there is currently a strong initiative in place to begin electing Senators through a system that ensures proportional representation;

Motion Operative: 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Green Party of Canada supports the election of Senators through a system that ensures proportional representation.

Sponsor(s): 
Victoria EDA