Procedure and House Affairs – April 1, 2014 – Part 1

In Committee from the House of Commons

Procedure and House Affairs – April 1, 2014 – Part 1

The committee continues its hearings on the Conservative government’s Fair Elections Act. Diane Bergeron with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind and Kory Earle from the organization People First of Lanark County offer their recommendations on how to improve Bill C-23 in order to address the needs of voters with disabilities.
Senior CRTC officials Christianne Laizner and Manon Bombardier outline how the regulator will fulfill its new responsibilities if the bill is passed in its current form. The CRTC will have to establish and maintain a registry for voter contact calling services. (April 1, 2014)