Canada's top two elections officials say a bill to modernize election laws will make it difficult to stop computer hackers from sowing chaos that confuses voters, deterring them from casting ballots and undermining confidence in the electoral system.
Canada's governors general deserve continued financial support once they retire but they need to be more transparent and accountable for their expenses, Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
An independent commission will organize federal leaders' debates for the next election to take the planning out of back rooms where political parties try to design the debates for their own advantage, Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould announced on Tuesday, October 29, 2018.
Jagmeet Singh is accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of playing games with his decision to call one byelection while leaving three other ridings vacant — including the one in which the NDP leader plans to run.
The Trudeau Liberals have agreed to increase the amount of money political parties can spend in the run-up to a federal election — a price they've paid to end Conservative stalling of an omnibus bill to reform the country's election laws.