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Liberals Abandon Electoral Reform

/ 97.3 The Eagle

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is abandoning his campaign promise to change the way Canadians vote in federal elections, saying consultations have shown that Canadians aren’t clamouring for such change. But his opposition rivals consider Trudeau’s about-face a cynical betrayal of trust. The N-D-P accuses Trudeau of saying “whatever it takes to get elected,” and then backing off his pledge to end the first-past-the-post system when the Liberals realized there was no appetite for their preferred ranked-ballot option.

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