KENORA – POLITICS – One of the promises we made as a government was to be open, transparent and consult with Canadians on the issues affecting the country. That’s why next week I’ll be hosting two community discussions on electoral reform and climate change.
The first consultation will be held in Dryden on Wednesday, September 12th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Best Western. At this meeting, we’ll discuss electoral reform. During the campaign, we made a promise to take a look at our electoral system. Currently, we use what’s called the first-past-the-post voting system. We want to know if Canadians are happy with that system or if we should look at other options. We’ll also be looking at whether or not we should change the legal voting age, introduce compulsory voting, and if the time has come to consider online voting. All of these measures play an important role in how we elect our government, so we want to hear what you think.
The next day I’ll be in Kenora for another community discussion, this time to look at climate change. The consultation will take place at the banquet hall at the Travelodge from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM on Thursday, October 13th. We want to hear from you about what you think the government should do to address the issue. We’ll be listening to you about how we can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, your thoughts and suggestions on carbon pricing, and how we can work together to ensure we leave a clean and healthy environment for future generations.
Everyone is invited to attend both community discussions and share their opinions, or simply listen to what other residents have to say. After these consultations are complete, we’ll send your thoughts and suggestions to the government to ensure that you have your say just like thousands of other Canadians.
If you cannot attend the events in person, you are still welcome to share your opinions. If you would like to say something about climate change or electoral reform, please put your ideas into an email and send it directly to us at email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> and we’ll send them in for you.
If you have any questions about either community discussions, please feel free to call my office at 1-866-710-0008. I hope to see you out on Wednesday and Thursday!
Bob Nault MP