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October 6th, 2014

Should Canada send its military into Iraq?

Should Canada send its military into Iraq to fight the terrorist militia Islamic State, also known as ISIL and ISIS? That question has been the subject of heated exchanges in the House of Commons this week, especially between Conservative Foreign Minister John Baird and NDP Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair. ...

Our Question: Should Canada send its military into Iraq?

Vote 14 Comments 21 Votes Official Position: No

October 6th, 2014

Local: Monetary Policy - Alternative - Joshua Borenstein (updated)

Every election politicians line up like horses on a race track and compete with each other over who will utter the most compelling lie, the most absurd fallacy and the most blatant truth obfuscation... So, I propose that the municipal government of Toronto issue all of these credits in a responsible manner for: governmental fiscal liquidity and stability, public-private initiatives and projects as well as stimulus in times of economic recession. ...

Our Question: Do you support this idea?

Vote 4 Comments 14 Votes Official Position: Abstention

October 6th, 2014

Government Bailouts of foreign private companies at the expense of Canadians

Ontarians are being treated like we are someone's private bank. Should this use of taxpayer dollars be allowed when good paying jobs are few and "tighten your belts" is at a high? ...

Our Question: Should Ontario Taxpayer dollars be used to bail out private companies foreign or domestic?

Vote 2 Comments 20 Votes Official Position: No

September 24th, 2014

Jets at Toronto’s Island Airport

According to an Ipsos Reid poll, 61 percent of Torontonians are in favour of allowing jets to fly out of Billy Bishop airport. Mayoral candidates Michael Nicula and Doug Ford support Porter’s proposals, while John Tory is “conditionally supportive”, Ari Goldking and Olivia Chow are opposed. ...

Our Question: Should jets be allowed to fly out of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport?

Vote 0 Comments 7 Votes Official Position: Yes

September 17th, 2014

Party for Accountability, Competency and Transparency - Political Platform

PACT is proud to present the 'PACT For Canada': the one and only truly democratic Political Platform that invites all Canadian voters, regardless of their political views or affiliation to have their say through votes and comments. Please evaluate comparatively to other parties' Platforms and decide which one is closest to you. Also please keep in mind that this is the ONLY Platform that comes with a legal guarantee! This is not just a list of promises; it is a Social Contract with you. Your votes and comments are automatically taken into consideration - more than anywhere else! ...

Our Question: Do you support the PACT For CANADA?

Vote 26 Comments 126 Votes Official Position: Yes

September 16th, 2014

Forum: A Logical Solution for the Middle East Conflict

The conflict in the Middle East between Israel, a sovereign nation, and Hamas, a designated terrorist organization that represents the Palestinians living in Gaza, is making news again. Over the last few weeks the TV screens around the world have splashed horrific images of destruction and suffering. We've seen this many times before. The leaderships of Israel and Hamas are not able to present a feasible proposal to end this conflict, a proposal that at least in theory would make logical sense. ...

Our Question: Do you think this solution makes logical sense?

Vote 8 Comments 18 Votes Official Position: Yes

September 16th, 2014

PACT - Party Funding

Unless PACT gets enough funding it will remain a weak, unheard of orphan competing against well established GIANTS such as the Conservatives, PC, Liberals and NDP who all have enough funding to present their issues on national television and in every newspaper, ensuring that they are well known and an option for all Canadians. If PACT is to thrive we need to grow, and if we are to grow we need to eat, and eating, equals funding. ...

Our Question: Should we need to focus on fundraising?

Vote 5 Comments 17 Votes Official Position: Yes

July 24th, 2014

Call to condemn international law violations in Gaza

Canadian Academics call on the Government and federal political parties to condemn violations of international law in Gaza: http://canadians4gazans.com/ ...

Our Question: Do you support this protest?

Vote 13 Comments 27 Votes

July 15th, 2014

100 km of protected bike lanes on main streets across Toronto by 2018

"73% of Torontonians say the lack of cycling infrastructure in this city is holding them back from riding more." Several candidates for mayor and city council "support building a Minimum Grid of 100 km of protected bike lanes on main streets across Toronto by 2018.” Do you? ...

Our Question: Do you support building a Minimum Grid of 100 km of protected bike lanes on main streets across Toronto by 2018?

Vote 13 Comments 29 Votes Official Position: Yes

June 27th, 2014

CASL - Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation

The Act will begin to take effect on July 1, 2014 when most of the Act comes into force. Once the law is in force, it will help to protect Canadians while ensuring that businesses can continue to compete in the global marketplace. ...

Our Question: Do you support Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation?

Vote 4 Comments 30 Votes

June 26th, 2014

Ranked Ballots

Under our current system a candidate can win with only 20% support. Sometimes people don’t vote for the person they actually want because they feel that vote will be lost to a rival victory. With ranked ballots, you can order your preferences so that everything and everyone is taken into account - giving a much more unified version of the TYPE of leader Toronto is looking for. ...

Our Question: Should Toronto Implement Ranked Ballots?

Vote 1 Comments 6 Votes Official Position: Yes

June 26th, 2014

Waste to Energy

Did you know Sweden heats 20% of their homes with garbage? Neighbouring countries pay them to take it off their hands, and then they turn it into electricity. We’re kind of jealous. We’re lucky in Canada that we have so much space to bury things, but perhaps we could be proactive. Who knows, in 20 years we could be fueling our planes with poop. Check out http://www.wtert.ca/ ...

Our Question: Should Toronto invest in a 'Waste to Energy' plant?

Vote 2 Comments 6 Votes Official Position: Yes

June 14th, 2014

Extra! Extra!

Can you remember a story about an ambitious child selling newspapers, looking to earn an honest cent? Think about it, newspapers were instrumental for more than just letting the average person know about the happenings of the day, back then, the average person might not have even known what day it was, if not for the newspapers. ...

May 27th, 2014

Supportive Policies for Urban Agriculture in Toronto

The organization GrowTO has put together a list of policies with the purpose of supporting urban agriculture in Toronto. Are we in favour of developing some or all of these policies? ...

Our Question: Should we aim to develop all of these "supportive policies?"

Vote 9 Comments 29 Votes Official Position: Yes

May 12th, 2014

Toronto’s Gun Violence Problem

Ever since 2005’s ‘Year of the Gun’, Torontonians have been working to combat the city’s perceived gun violence problem. Does Toronto truly have a gun problem, though, or is it a case of perception - fueled by high-profile, tragic shootings - superseding the reality of a lowering crime rate in the GTA? ...

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Does Toronto have a gun violence problem that needs addressing?

Vote 6 Comments 7 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

September 17th, 2014
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 29th, 2010
Labour Unions in the Public Sector (Updated)

Our Question: Should Unions be eliminated from Governmental organizations?


March 24th, 2014
OPC Candidate - Electoral District 35095 - Trinity--Spadina, ON

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


March 24th, 2014
OPC Candidate - Electoral District 48020 - Macleod, AB

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


March 24th, 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 14th, 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 8th, 2014
Fluoride in Toronto's Water Supply

Our Question: Toronto voters: Should Toronto continue fluoridating its water supply?

April 18th, 2014
Bill C-23: Fair Elections Act

Our Question: Are you in favour of Bill C-23?

April 18th, 2014
Homelessness and Poverty; the Role of the Federal Government vs. Local

Our Question: Should the federal and provincial governments be doing more to address poverty?

April 18th, 2014
Cleaner Toronto

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should the City enforce bylaws regarding property maintenance more strongly?

April 18th, 2014
Cutting Red Tape

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should cutting red tape be a priority for the City Hall?

April 18th, 2014
Toronto Social Services

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should the City's social services be expanded?

April 18th, 2014
City Officials and Bureaucracy

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should there be further study before reducing the number of City officials?

April 18th, 2014
Bringing More Events to Toronto

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should the City pursue hosting more major public events?

April 13th, 2014
Privatization of Garbage Collection Service

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should the City privatize garbage collection east of Yonge St?

April 12th, 2014
Transparency

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should City Hall be made as transparent as possible?

April 12th, 2014
Municipal Land Transfer Tax

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should Toronto phase out the Municipal Land Transfer Tax?

April 12th, 2014
TTC Transit Renewal

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Is PACT on the right track to renew Toronto's transit system?

April 12th, 2014
Corruption-free City Hall

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Does our City need its own Charbonneau Commission?

April 11th, 2014
Transit Expansion

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should lessening downtown congestion be the priority for transit expansion?

April 11th, 2014
Scarborough Rapid Transit Line Replacement

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Is an LRT the best option to replace the Scarborough RT?

April 11th, 2014
Selling Toronto Hydro

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should the city sell a portion of Toronto Hydro?

April 11th, 2014
Lakefront Redevelopment in Toronto

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Is Waterfront Toronto doing a good job?

April 11th, 2014
Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should the eastern section of the Gardiner Expressway be torn down?

April 11th, 2014
Pride Toronto

Our Question: Toronto Voters: Should the Mayor be required to attend the Pride parade?

April 9th, 2014
Traffic Congestion and Air Quality

Our Question: Should the city of Toronto explore road rationing and tolls to decrease congestion and pollution?

April 9th, 2014
Ageing Infrastructure

Our Question: Do we need to address Toronto's infrastructure crisis?

April 8th, 2014
Cost Control

Our Question: Is agressive cost-cutting what Toronto needs?

April 8th, 2014
Forum: Basic Income

Our Question: Should we develop plans to implement Basic Income in Canada?

April 8th, 2014
Education Reform in the Digital Age

Our Question: Should Canada design a digital education standard?

April 7th, 2014
City Income Rebate

Our Question: Do you support a 'City Income Rebate' as a cut from Fed / Prov Income Tax?