Category Archives: Events

Labour Day Canvassing

cbc-labour-dayThanks to CBC PEI for great coverage of canvassing at the Labour Day Picnic, and thanks PR Action Team volunteers for all their hard work!


Workshop: How Does Proportional Representation Work?

How Does Proportional Representation Work? Understanding Dual Member Proportional and Mixed Member Proportional electoral systems, a workshop held Wednesday, April 6, 2016.

Learn more about what participants found out about DMP & MMP here. 

The two presentations on DMP and MMP were recorded. See the videos below! (*Please note that the model for MMP for PEI was later adjusted based on more information from the Special Committee for Democratic Renewal about their recommended distribution of seats. This information wasn’t available on April 6.)


Workshop: A General Meeting of the Coalition and Its Supporters

Feb3GenMeetingThe Coalition for Proportional Representation held a general public meeting on February 3, 2016 to discuss the content and intent of the Interim Report to the Legislature by the Special Committee on Democratic Renewal and to discuss the Action Plan for the PR Coalition.

Media coverage of this event included the following:

Symposium on Just Democracy

November 21, 2015 – The PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation member group, Cooper Institute, held a Social Justice Symposium on the topic of “Just Democracy: Mixed Member Proportional Representation for All People,” featuring guest speaker, Mark Greenan who spoke in general terms about proportional representation and not particularly about Mixed Member Proportional Representation (MMP). Over 60 people participated.

Workshop: Three Electoral Systems

DonDesserudEventOn October 3, 2015, the Coalition for Proportional Representation hosted a presentation by Dr. Don Desserud on three electoral systems, an overview. The presentation was followed by questions, discussion, and planning.

Workshop: Formation Meeting!

FormationEventThe PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation held their formation meeting on September 9 in Charlottetown.

What did participants say proportional representation means to them? Watch the video to find out!

What Does Proportional Representation Mean to You? from PEI Status of Women on Vimeo.