Senate Reform

Code:
G10-p12
Party Unit:
Members of the Party
Proposal Type:
Policy
Resolution Status:
Adopted
Sub-Category:
Justice and Democracy
Resolution Timing:
In Advance
Submission Date:
Friday, June 18, 2010
Submitter Name:
Jared Giesbrecht
% Green:
0.00
% Yellow:
0.00
% Red:
0.00
Voting Detail:
4
% Ratified:
0.00

Party Commentary

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.

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;

Operative

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

Sponsors:
Victoria EDA

Background

Code

G10-p12

Proposal Type

Policy

Submitter Name

Jared Giesbrecht

Party Commentary

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.

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;

Operative

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

Sponsors

Victoria EDA

Background