Limiting debate contrary to the democratic process

The North Coast’s representative to the legislative assembly is expressing his concerns about the rush to legislation that the liberal government has embarked on when it comes to changes to the Election Act.

MLA Gary Coons raised the alarm this week about the plans to push through changes to the elections act in a truncated legislature session designed to move things along before the session breaks for the summer.

With no new session scheduled until the fall when our MLA’s will set to work for 24 days in the final three months of the year, perhaps one of the most important changes to the way our electoral process proceeds may be determined more by back room wrangling in the Premier’s office, than by honest debate in the legislature itself…

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