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June 19th, 2013

The Right to Force a Federal By-Election

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

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

Vote 13 Comments 40 Votes Official Position: Yes

June 17th, 2013

Long-Term Economic Growth as a Goal

Is long-term growth of Canada's economy a good goal? ...

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

Vote 6 Comments 39 Votes

June 17th, 2013

Economic Growth Until Roughly 2050

Is growth of Canada's economy until roughly 2050 truly desirable? Should we aim to foster economic growth until then? Whether we should aim to foster economic growth beyond roughly 2050 is outside the scope of this poll. ...

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

Vote 6 Comments 35 Votes

June 4th, 2013

Monsanto is doing a great job!

Monsanto, why have so many countries banned their products ? this profits-first-corporation, may see its days numbered as rise in health care costs escalade. See the link http://gmo-awareness.com/2011/05/12/monsanto-dirty-dozen/ And this link, is to receive good information from a video documentary http://truththeory.com/2013/05/31/seeds-of-death-unveiling-the-lies-of-gmos-movie/ ...

June 4th, 2013

Processed Meats Declared too Dangerous for Human Consumption

Do we as canadians want to continue eating processed meat here in Canada? Not only do some studies show an increase in risk of cancer from processed meat, but also from red meat. http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.0040325 Yet more information confirming the increase risks of cancers, from exposure to processed meats. http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/642766-processed-meat-increases-risk-of-dying-young.html ...

Our Question: Ban Processed Meats in Canada?

Vote 17 Comments 43 Votes Official Position: only ban dangerous preservatives

June 3rd, 2013

Community Farming

We have a lot of green space that is occupied by lawns both at home and in public spaces. Some of this land could be put to better use as a food producing garden. ...

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

Vote 7 Comments 41 Votes Official Position: Yes

June 3rd, 2013

Misleading Product Labeling

Many products have misleading messaging on their packaging. Should Canada protect uninformed consumers or should it be up to the consumer to sift through the spin on their own. ...

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

Vote 0 Comments 40 Votes Official Position: Yes

May 27th, 2013

FDA Report Identifies Significant Uncompetitive Processes in the Canadian Electoral System

The Foundation for Democratic Advancement’s (FDA) 82-page report centers on measuring electoral fairness in the Canadian federal electoral system. The report focuses on four core process areas of the electoral system: electoral finance, media election coverage, candidates and parties, and voters. The 6-person FDA audit team examined 32 independent variables, and utilized matrices, financial analysis, scoring scales, and in-depth research to ascertain its audit measurements and findings. ...

May 27th, 2013

Petition: We Demand Rob Ford To Resign!

NOTE: PETITIONS DO NOT NECESSARILY REPRESENT THE OFFICIAL POSITION OF OPC. ANY MEMBER CAN START A PETITION TO COLLECT SUPPORT VOTES FOR ANY CAUSE. ******* Those who think that Rob Ford's time in office is over, for any reason, are invited to sign this petition. A rally will be organized for all those who want to meet in front of the City Hall to present the results of this petition. ...

Our Question: Do you support this Petition?

Vote 10 Comments 16 Votes Official Position: Yes

May 26th, 2013

A Nation in Crisis: Household Debt

(Updated May 2013) Household debt in Canada has dramatically increased over the last two decades and that number is expected to rise. One-third of Canadian households over the past year never or almost never had enough money left over after paying essential expenses, says a new report. A survey conducted for the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada indicates that 29 per cent – or three in 10 – households found it difficult to sock away any money once key bills were paid. ...

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

Vote 19 Comments 108 Votes Official Position: Yes

May 26th, 2013

Ground Control to Mayor Ford

What do you think about Toronto Mayor Ford's crack cocaine saga? (This is a FORUM. Feel free to express your opinions. This post does NOT represent OPC's opinions or official position.) ...

May 25th, 2013

Science takes a hit

Earlier this month, the Minister of State (Science and Technology) made an announcement that had multi-tiered implacations. At the basic level, the announcement was that more funds were going to be allocated from basic research to discovery based research; fundamental science to something that is tangable. ...

May 23rd, 2013

When should we deem a topic obsolete? Then what?

There are topics that have been brought up such as Afghanistan or the Long Gun Registry that have already run their course. ...

May 22nd, 2013

Canadian Senators are Above the Law

Prime Minister Harper's Chief of Staff Nigel Wright gave Senator Mike Duffy $90,000 so that Mr. Duffy could pay back a massive amount of expenses. From all this emerged an effort by the Conservative distortion machine to make Mike Duffy -- and, after his role was revealed, Nigel Wright too -- into some sort of ethical heroes. This is a strange way to behave "honourably." ...

May 18th, 2013

The Right to a Healthy Environment

"Unlike the constitutions of over 100 countries, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms mentions nothing about our right to a healthy environment."* Should it? ...

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

Vote 13 Comments 37 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:

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?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-279: Gender identity and gender expression

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-279?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-217: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief relating to war memorials)

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-217?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-350: An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (accountability of offenders)

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-350?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-309: Preventing Persons from Concealing Their Identity during Riots and Unlawful Assemblies Act

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-309?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-377: An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (requirements for labour organizations)

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-377?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-273: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Cyberbullying)

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-273?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-429: An Act to amend the Radiocommunication Act and the Telecommunications Act (antenna systems)

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-429?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-428: Indian Act Amendment and Replacement Act

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-428?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-427: Reflecting the Realities of Canadian Artists Act

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-427?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-424: An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (contestation of election and punishment)

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-424?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-420: Commissioner for Children and Young Persons in Canada Act

Our Question: In favour of Bill C-420?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-398: An Act to amend the Patent Act (drugs for international humanitarian purposes)

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-398?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-370: An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (St. Lawrence Islands National Park of Canada)

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-370?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-43: Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-43?

June 20th, 2012
Bill C-42: Enhancing Royal Canadian Mounted Police Accountability Act

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-42?