Ed Broadbent to deliver keynote address at Fair Vote Canada conference



OTTAWA — Broadbent Institute chair Ed Broadbent will deliver a keynote address at the annual conference of Fair Vote Canada. He will also participate in a panel discussion with fellow keynote speakers Guy Giorno, Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff, and former Chief Electoral Officer at Elections Canada Jean-Pierre Kingsley.

The conference is being held just as a special parliamentary committee gets set to begin consultations on options to replace Canada’s first-past-the-post voting system. The Liberal government has promised the 2015 federal election was the last using the majoritarian system.

WHAT: Ed Broadbent keynote address at Fair Vote Canada conference and panel discussion

WHEN: Saturday, June 4, 9:15 to 10:45 am

WHERE: Desmarais Building, Room 12105, 55 Laurier Avenue East, University of Ottawa

The full schedule of the Fair Vote Canada conference is available at http://www.fairvote.ca/join-us-ottawa-fair-vote-canadas-agm/.

Media are welcome to all panels. Fair Vote Canada will also provide a dedicated media filing room in Room 1150 in the Desmarais Building.


For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Sarah Schmidt, Director of Communications, 613-857-2814 or sschmidt[at]broadbentinstitute[dot]ca.