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Upcoming Fair Vote events in Waterloo Region

Posted by Bob Jonkman on 2nd January 2012

Fair Vote Waterloo Region is planning two new events for 2012: A movie night, and an evening with Dennis Pilon:

Movie Night: Menocracy

Fair Vote Waterloo may be showing the entire movie Menocracy (1h22m), or maybe just some recommended clips with plenty of time for discussion.Email waterlooregion@fairvote.ca if you have a preference!

Menocracy website: http://www.menocracy.ca/

Voting Reform in Canada: Where Do We Go Now?

Dennis Pilon is one of the leading experts in the electoral reform movement in Canada. He’s going to share some of the lessons learned through four failed referendums (how the politicians outsmarted us:) and what he thinks the movement needs to do to from here to succeed. His timeline for change was few decades (one needs more patience than me to stay in this thing for 20 years) but he also has an optimistic side and can hopefully give us some valuable insight, hope and motivation… 

Here’s his bio:


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