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Minister of State Poilievre and MP Carmichael hold a roundtable at the Canadian National Institute for the Blind to discuss accessibility in our electoral system

Toronto, Ontario (August 27, 2013) – The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of State (Democratic Reform), and the Member of Parliament for Don Valley West John Carmichael, met with a group of Canadians living with visual impairment or blindness at a roundtable on accessibility within our democratic processes at the CNIB facility in Toronto on Monday, August 26. Minister Poilievre spoke of the need to make the system more accessible to voters with disabilities and the role government can play.

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Harper Government is Committed to Closing Political Financing Loophole

Ottawa, Ontario (November 2, 2011) – The Hon. Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Democratic Reform), along with Jacques Gourde, Member of Parliament for Lotbinière–Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, today reaffirmed the Harper Government’s longstanding commitment to strengthening Canada’s political financing regime by reintroducing the Political Loans Accountability Act.

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Minister of State Uppal discusses fair representation with key community leaders

Toronto, Ontario (October 2, 2011) – The Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State for Democratic Reform, spoke this weekend at a roundtable on fair representation hosted by Mr. Victor Oh, chair of the Canada-China Business Communication Council. Minister Uppal spoke of the need for fairer representation for Canadians living in faster-growing provinces.

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