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Charter Rights: Ndp Members and Court Decision

charter rights: First-past-the-post didn't stop Doug Ford from coming into power in Ontario, Singh said, to laughs and applause from NDP members of Parliament, according to CTV. It didn't stop him from using the notwithstanding clause to continue a petty vendetta against the City of Toronto, to abrogate our charter rights to continue this vendetta. Singh told his caucus during a retreat in Surrey, B.C., that Trudeau's explanation for disavowing the promise was that he was worried a new electoral system might facilitate the rise of far-right, fringe parties. Ford invoked the rarely used clause on Wednesday to overrule a court decision and reduce the size of Toronto's city council from 47 councillors to 25. Singh, a former NDP member of Ontario's legislature, also noted first-past-the-post didn't stop Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer from appointing a former Rebel Media news director as his campaign head. Protesters and most of the Opposition were ejected from a chaotic legislature as Ford reintroduced the council-cutting bill. ( As reported in the news.