June 20, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario
John Aldag, Member of Parliament for the Riding of Cloverdale - Langley City was appointed today to the Special House of Commons Committee that will study and propose changes to Canada’s electoral system.
The Committee was appointed to identify and conduct a study of viable alternate voting systems to replace the first-past-the-post system, as well as to examine mandatory voting and online voting.
“I am very excited to have been asked to join this committee and I am thrilled that we are starting this important dialogue with Canadians. I am going into this debate with an open mind and I look forward to hearing from a wide range of opinions.”
- John Aldag, Member of Parliament for Cloverdale - Langley City
The Special Committee was created by the House of Commons on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 and is composed of 5 Liberal Members, 3 Conservative Members, 2 NDP Members, 1 Member from the Bloc Quebecois and the Member from the Green Party of Canada.