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McGuinty government moves forward on historic electoral reform initiative

3/27/2006


Chair Named To Lead Independent Examination Of Electoral System

TORONTO — Ontario citizens will soon have an opportunity to choose whether to keep or change the electoral system they have inherited, Minister Responsible for Democratic Renewal Marie Bountrogianni announced today as she unveiled the Citizens’ Assembly on Electoral Reform.

“We’re reaching out to Ontarians and inviting them to participate in an ambitious process to renew Ontario’s democracy,” Bountrogianni said. “The Citizens’ Assembly is a new form of decision-making that will empower citizens as never before. No government in this province has ever given citizens this kind of opportunity to shape Ontario’s democracy.”

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