Open letter to MP Ryan Leef:
We are grateful you met with us on Friday, Feb. 28, despite your letter indicating you would not be able to attend. It is always good to meet face to face, particularly when discussing a challenging issue such as electoral reform. We found the meeting more productive than exchanging letters and emails.
We welcome your assistant, Darren Parsons, to join us when our group meets. It is heartening to know one of your staff is interested in learning more about electoral reform. Many of the problems that we see in the world today can be linked directly to the lack of representative democracy.
We look forward to meeting early April to discuss what the government response has been to our petition on electoral reform. We would also like to discuss Bill C-23, the Fair Elections Act at that time.
We will contact your chief of staff to schedule this meeting well in advance so we can let our supporters know of your continuing commitment to this issue, which is pivotal to creating a true representative democracy - fair, transparent and accountable.
Sally Wright, Kluane Lake
Dave Brekke, Whitehorse