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April 2nd, 2014

Bill C-21 Red Tape Reduction Act

The most significant element of this legislation is that it enshrines the ‘one-to-one’ rule: for every new regulation created that places an administrative burden on businesses, one or more regulations must be amended or eliminated to offset the burden. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-21?

Vote 6 Comments 26 Votes

April 1st, 2014

New website concept design

See the new website design (attached as PDF in this post). If you like what you see, please make a donation to help us cover the programming costs. All donations are 75% refundable through Tax Return credits!!!
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Our Question: See the new design, updated daily (attached as PDF) - Do you like it?

Vote 26 Comments 31 Votes Official Position: Yes

April 1st, 2014

Bill C-18 Agricultural Growth Act

The Agricultural Food Act is intended to bring Canada into line with the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, and gives plant breeders additional rights and means for collecting royalties, as well as modifying government and inspectors’ authority regarding certain aspects of import and export. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-18?

Vote 4 Comments 30 Votes Official Position: No

March 31st, 2014

Forum: The Fair Elections Act: Its Effects on the Online Party of Canada

The Fair Elections Act is inherently unfair.. ...

March 31st, 2014

Bill C-17 Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act

Bill C-17, also known as ‘Vanessa’s Law’ in honour of MP Terence Young’s daughter, who died due to complications with a drug she was prescribed, is intended to better inform Canadians about adverse drug reactions and side effects. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-17?

Vote 3 Comments 39 Votes Official Position: Yes

March 31st, 2014

Bill C-14 Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act

This bill is aimed at modifying procedures and options for sentencing accused persons who have been found unfit to stand trial due to a mental disorder. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-14?

Vote 1 Comments 33 Votes Official Position: No

March 27th, 2014

Bill C-13 Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act

Bill C-13 was created in the wake of two high-profile cases where teenagers were driven to suicide allegedly because of cyberbullying. The Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act modifies the Criminal Code to better address the relatively new crime of cyberbullying, and also adds an offence for knowingly distributing intimate images of someone without their permission. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-13?

Vote 5 Comments 38 Votes Official Position: No

March 26th, 2014

Bill C-12 Drug Free Prisons Act

The Drug Free Prisons Act, introduced by Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Steven Blaney in November, 2013, would require any offender granted parole or unescorted temporary absence who tests positive in, fails, or refuses to be subjected to a urine test, to have his or her parole revoked. Basically, being drug free would henceforth be considered a mandatory condition of parole. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-12?

Vote 3 Comments 34 Votes

March 26th, 2014

Bill C-11 Priority Hiring for Injured Veterans Act

In November, 2013, Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino introduced the Priority Hiring for Injured Veterans Act, which modifies the Public Service Employment Act to give top hiring priority for federal public service jobs to applicants who are Canadian Forces veterans released for medical reasons attributable to their service. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-11?

Vote 3 Comments 34 Votes Official Position: Yes

March 24th, 2014

March 27th - Leadership Conference

Please join our Leadership Conference in person (downtown Toronto) or via phone! We will discuss the Party name change, the upcoming By-Elections (candidate nominations), the new website, future actions and initiatives. ...

March 24th, 2014

Bill C-10 Tackling Contraband Tobacco Act

he Tackling Contraband Tobacco Act creates a new Criminal Code specifically related to contraband tobacco, and introduces mandatory minimum prison sentences for second, third, and fourth offences, in an attempt to stem the tide of untaxed tobacco sales that are estimated to make up fifteen percent of the Canadian cigarette market. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-10?

Vote 3 Comments 31 Votes Official Position: No

March 24th, 2014

Bill C-9 First Nations Elections Act

Bill C-9 concerns band elections in First Nations bands, extending terms to four years (up from two) and improving the mail-in ballot system. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-9?

Vote 0 Comments 29 Votes Official Position: No

March 23rd, 2014

Bill C-8 Combating Counterfeit Products Act

Bill C-8 amends the Copyright Act and Trade-marks Act to add new criminal penalties for the possession and distribution of counterfeit goods, gives custom officials extended powers to seize suspected counterfeit goods and to share information with rights holders, helping them prosecute offences in court, as well as opening the door for police to use wiretaps to investigate counterfeiters. ...

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-8

Vote 3 Comments 30 Votes Official Position: No

March 22nd, 2014

Bill C-7 Canadian Museum of History Act

The Canadian Museum of History Act creates a new Crown corporation - the Canadian Museum of History - to replace the Canadian Museum of Civilization, our country’s most popular museum which welcomes nearly two million visitors each year, in Gatineau, Quebec. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-7?

Vote 1 Comments 27 Votes

March 21st, 2014

Bill C-6 Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act

The Cluster Munitions Act brings Canada in line with obligations it would take on by signing the Convention on Cluster Munitions, which our country has not yet ratified. The bill has faced international criticism thanks to a clause, which critics say undermines the spirit of the treaty. ...

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-6

Vote 2 Comments 27 Votes
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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:

March 21st, 2014
Bill C-5 Offshore Health and Safety Act

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-5?

March 20th, 2014
Bill C-3 Safeguarding Canada’s Seas and Skies Act

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-3?

March 20th, 2014
Bill C-2 Respect for Communities Act

Our Question: Do you support Bill C-2?

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

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

February 26th, 2014
P 10.3 International Crime and Genocide

Our Question: Should we play a leading role in the fight against international crime and genocide?

February 26th, 2014
P 10.2 Global Poverty

Our Question: Should Canada lead the world in the fight against global poverty and social injustice?

February 24th, 2014
P 10.1 United Nations Security Council

Our Question: Should Canada require a UN Security Council resolution to get involved in international disputes?

February 24th, 2014
P 9.5 Online Voting

Our Question: Should Canada aggressively pursue online voting?

February 20th, 2014
P 9.4 Equal Media Access for Political Parties

Our Question: Should Elections Canada regulate media coverage of political parties?

February 20th, 2014
P 9.3 Proportional Representation

Our Question: Should Canada move to an electoral system based on proportional representation?

February 19th, 2014
P 9.2 Crowd Sourcing the Federal Budget

Our Question: Should the federal budget be at least partially influenced directly by the public?

February 19th, 2014
P 9.1 Senate Reform Revisited

Our Question: Should the senators be elected and unaffiliated with any party?

February 18th, 2014
P 8.4 National Standards for Education

Our Question: Do we need a national curriculum?

February 18th, 2014
P 8.3 Teaching as an Essential Service

Our Question: Should teaching be considered an essential service?

February 18th, 2014
P 8.2 Publicly Funded Post-secondary Education

Our Question: Should post-secondary education be entirely publicly funded?

February 18th, 2014
P 8.1 Financial Assistance for Young Families

Our Question: Should there be increased financial assistance for young families?

February 16th, 2014
P 7.3 First Nations Peoples

Our Question: Should the federal government open binding negotiations with the First Nations community?

February 16th, 2014
P 7.2 Canada's Definition of Poverty

Our Question: Does Canada need a national definition of, and strategy to combat, poverty?

February 14th, 2014
P 7.1 National Referenda

Our Question: Should federal referenda be held on divisive issues?

February 14th, 2014
P 6.4 Leadership in the Fight Against Climate Change

Our Question: Should Canada be a leader in the fight against climate change?

February 13th, 2014
P 6.3 Containing Waste Production

Our Question: Do we need a federal strategy to contain waste production?

February 11th, 2014
P 6.2 National Water Conservation Strategy

Our Question: Do we need a national water conservation strategy?

February 11th, 2014
P 6.1 Sustainable Energy Practices

Our Question: Should energy policy focus more on the environment, safety, and long-term planning?

February 10th, 2014
P 5.4 Internet Regulation

Our Question: Should the Internet be more tightly regulated in Canada?

February 10th, 2014
P 5.3 Bridging the Digital Divide

Our Question: Should universal broadband access be considered a civil right?