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August 19th, 2013

Passing International Treaties through Parliament

Should we "require that all international treaties be passed through parliament as a standard bill"? ...

Our Question: Should we "require that all international treaties be passed through parliament as a standard bill, requiring the full approval of both houses"?

Vote 5 Comments 64 Votes Official Position: Yes

August 12th, 2013

Swearing Allegiance to the Queen

For those not born in Canada, becoming Canadian requires a swearing of allegiance to the Queen of England. ...

Our Question: Should people seeking Canadian citizenship be required to swear allegiance to the Queen?

Vote 10 Comments 76 Votes Official Position: No

August 12th, 2013

Generic Drug Manufacturers Exempt from Lawsuits in US

A US supreme court ruling has concluded that Manufacturers of Generic Drugs are exempt from all lawsuits that come as a result of adverse reactions to their drugs as long as their drugs composition and labeling is the same as the brand name drug they are copying. ...

Our Question: Should all drug manufacturers be liable for any harm that their products cause?

Vote 7 Comments 55 Votes Official Position: Yes

August 12th, 2013

Lead Export

Canadians are probably ok with lead exports for batteries but what about lead paint? ...

Our Question: Should Canada ban the export of lead for uses that would be illegal within Canada?

Vote 6 Comments 47 Votes Official Position: Yes

August 12th, 2013

Northern Gateway Pipeline

The Northern Gateway Pipeline is a crude oil pipeline proposed to carry petroleum from Edmonton, Alberta to Kitimat, BC. ...

Our Question: Should the Northern Gateway Pipeline be built?

Vote 8 Comments 62 Votes Official Position: No

July 22nd, 2013

Sovereignty & Money Supply

Who creates the money has an effect on everyone. It is a tool of the people and should be under the control of the people. ...

Our Question: Should the creation of Currency be in the hands of private corporations

Vote 9 Comments 57 Votes Official Position: No

July 21st, 2013

Electoral reform: Proportional representation (fair voting) in Canada

The single member plurality system (first-past-the-post) used in all Canadian federal and provincial elections has many strengths but also reveals serious weaknesses in producing legislatures that reflect the choice of parties made by the voters.. ...

Our Question: Should we adopt a Proportional Representation electoral system at the Federal level?

Vote 14 Comments 98 Votes Official Position: Yes

July 16th, 2013

Publicity of Certain Information By Default

Should we aim to ensure that all potentially publicly available information is "digitized and made public by default?" ...

Our Question: Should we "aim to ensure that all available information that could be requested under a Freedom of Information request is digitized and made public by default as part of a natural filing system, without cost for the public to access them"?

Vote 2 Comments 48 Votes Official Position: Yes

July 12th, 2013

Bill C-30: Online Surveillance

This is an actual Bill, presently before Parliament. Have Your Say today! Be your own MP: vote, comment.. see what all political parties have to say. See OpenMedia page and comment/vote on our website!! ...

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-30?

Vote 20 Comments 132 Votes Official Position: Nay

July 11th, 2013

Accessibility of Governmental Meeting Minutes

Should we "require minutes of all meetings of officials on government business to be accessible"? ...

Our Question: Should we "require minutes of all meetings of officials on government business to be accessible through Freedom of Information requests"?

Vote 8 Comments 47 Votes Official Position: Yes

July 3rd, 2013

Long Term Contracts for Teachers

Teacher labour disputes in BC seem to have been very common in recent history. The government of BC is proposing a 10 year contract with the BC Teachers Association to alleviate this issue. The BCTF says that the deal does not address many of their concerns. ...

Our Question: Should BC pursue a 10 year contract with the BCTF?

Vote 8 Comments 49 Votes

July 3rd, 2013

Annual General Meeting of the Advisory Committee of Political Parties - June 2013

The Advisory Committee of Political Parties (ACPP), which is chaired by the Chief Electoral Officer, is a forum for information and consultation between registered political parties and Elections Canada on federal electoral matters. Meetings are held annually and teleconferences are scheduled prior to electoral events and on an ad hoc basis. As a registered political party, the Online Party of Canada was invited to attend its first Annual General Meeting of the ACPP, which was held on June 13th and 14th, 2013 ...

June 27th, 2013

Bottled Water

Bottled water is convenient but arguably no better than tap water. When you weight in the costs of packaging, transport and disposal its fairly clear that bottled water is incredibly wasteful. ...

Our Question: Should Canada ban the sale of bottled water?

Vote 20 Comments 68 Votes Official Position: Tax it more, like cigarettes

June 26th, 2013

Automate Adding Bills to vote on

Every bill in parliament is posted online. There must be a way to automate the copying of this information into an issue ...

Our Question: Should we pay $600 to have all bills automatically added as issues to the website?

Vote 9 Comments 41 Votes

June 19th, 2013

The Right to Force a Provincial By-Election

Should constituents have the right to force a by-election in the event of a loss of confidence in their Member of Provincial Parliament? ...

Our Question: Should constituents have the right to force a by-election in the event of a loss of confidence in their MPP?

Vote 3 Comments 46 Votes Official Position: Yes
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Important:

September 18th, 2009
OPC Administrative: Tolerance Margin

Our Question: What should the Tolerance Margin be?


March 16th, 2014
OPC's Political Manifesto: Wake up Canada!

Our Question: Do you agree with and offer to SHARE this political manifesto?


June 12th, 2012
What do we stand for? - Our Platform

June 28th, 2011
OPC Discussion Board

March 30th, 2015
Party for Accountability, Competency and Transparency - Political Platform

Our Question: Do you support the PACT For CANADA?


September 26th, 2010
Lobbying - an ethical dilemma (Updated)

Our Question: Should Lobbying continue to be allowed?


August 30th, 2010
Labour Unions in the Public Sector (Updated)

Our Question: Should Unions be eliminated from Governmental organizations?


March 25th, 2014
OPC Candidate - Electoral District 35095 - Trinity--Spadina, ON

Our Question: Please vote for one of the eligible candidate(s):


March 25th, 2014
OPC Candidate - Electoral District 48020 - Macleod, AB

Our Question: Please vote for one of the eligible candidate(s):


March 25th, 2014
OPC Candidate - Electoral District 48001 - Fort McMurray--Athabasca, AB

Our Question: Please vote for one of the eligible candidate(s):


May 14th, 2012
Public Influence on Federal Budgeting

Our Question: Should Canadians be able to directly influence federal spending in the budget?


June 27th, 2011
Should Canada Post be Considered an 'Essential Service'? (Updated)

Our Question: Should Canada Post be declared an essential service (strike ban)?


October 28th, 2010
National Debt: A Crisis in the Making? (Updated)

Our Question: Should national debt be a priority for the Canadian government?


October 25th, 2010
How do I sign up?

September 15th, 2010
Canadian participation in the War in Afghanistan

Our Question: Should Canada end their participation in the war in Afghanistan now?


June 13th, 2010
Legalizing Marijuana in Canada

Our Question: Should the use of marijuana be legalized in Canada?


Past Issues:

June 19th, 2013
The Right to Force a Federal By-Election

Our Question: Should constituents have the right to force a by-election in the event of a loss of confidence in their MP?

June 17th, 2013
Long-Term Economic Growth as a Goal

Our Question: Should we aim to foster long-term growth of Canada's economy?

June 17th, 2013
Economic Growth Until Roughly 2050

Our Question: Should we aim to foster growth of Canada's economy until roughly 2050?

June 4th, 2013
Monsanto is doing a great job!
June 4th, 2013
Processed Meats Declared too Dangerous for Human Consumption

Our Question: Ban Processed Meats in Canada?

June 3rd, 2013
Community Farming

Our Question: Should Canada do more to promote the planting of food plants in place of tradition inedible landscaping?

June 3rd, 2013
Misleading Product Labeling

Our Question: Should Canada impose stricter enforcement on misleading product labeling?

May 27th, 2013
FDA Report Identifies Significant Uncompetitive Processes in the Canadian Electoral System
May 27th, 2013
Petition: We Demand Rob Ford To Resign!

Our Question: Do you support this Petition?

May 26th, 2013
A Nation in Crisis: Household Debt

Our Question: Should the government intervene to prevent (not reduce) household debt?

May 26th, 2013
Ground Control to Mayor Ford
May 25th, 2013
Science takes a hit
May 23rd, 2013
When should we deem a topic obsolete? Then what?
May 22nd, 2013
Canadian Senators are Above the Law
May 18th, 2013
The Right to a Healthy Environment

Our Question: Should all Canadians have the constitutional right to a healthy environment?

May 11th, 2013
Forum: First Post :)
May 10th, 2013
Announcing OPC 'Forum' (light)
January 27th, 2013
Forum: New OPC Website Specifications
January 26th, 2013
Forum: Political Platform Whitepaper
December 5th, 2012
FIPA: Canada - China Treaty

Our Question: Do you approve this Treaty?

November 22nd, 2012
Bill C-383 Transboundary Waters Protection Act

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-383?

October 24th, 2012
Bill C-45 Jobs and Growth Act, 2012

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-45?

September 26th, 2012
Bill C-44 Helping Families in Need Act

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-44?

July 21st, 2012
OPC Administrative: Quorum

Our Question: What should the Quorum be?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-311: An Act to amend the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act (interprovincial importation of wine for personal use)

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-311?