Foundation for Democratic Advancement to hold public forum on Alberta Democracy Reform
Speak up and Be Heard! Alberta is facing a crisis of democracy. Public discussion is necessary to get Alberta’s democracy back on track so it is only about the people of Alberta. Alberta ranks last out of Canada’s 10 provinces in the fairness of electoral finance. The FDA will present the main findings about Alberta’s democracy, and the democracy reform platforms of all Alberta provincial parties. Questions and public discussion will follow.
When: Tuesday April 17, 2012 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Where: Talisman Centre, 2225 Macleod Trail South, Calgary, Riverview Room (north entrance)
Interviews and photo opportunities will be available to the media.
Stephen Garvey, Executive Director Phone: (403) 669-8132 Email: email@example.com
Dale Monette, Director of Finance Phone: (403) 608-0111 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the FDA:
The Foundation for Democratic Advancement (“FDA”)’s mission is to advance fair and transparent democratic processes wherever elections occur. The FDA believes that fairer electoral systems and a more informed public will help ensure the election of candidates who truly represent the will of the people. The FDA fulfills its mission by performing detailed electoral audits on political candidates and parties to inform the public, objectively and impartially, about their electoral choices. Also, the FDA audits electoral legislation in terms of fairness and equity.