contribution limits

$1200 is way too much. I do not know anyone who would donate $1200 to a political party. How about moving soon to $100 as in Quebec. Needs some careful safeguards so bosses can't send their employees off with a pocketful of cash to be donated to the required party.

Official response from submitted

Thank you for your feedback Ian. We agree $100 per individual a year is a more accessible limit, however, during negotiation with the NDP government, $1200 per individual a year was the compromise made between the two parties. 

Here is more on the consultation process from an article in the Globe and Mail:


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  • Kelsey Reid
    responded with submitted 2017-10-05 14:12:36 -0700
  • Andrew Cooke
    tagged this with Good 2017-09-24 00:29:20 -0700
  • Ron Bruce
    commented 2017-09-21 20:48:07 -0700
    Look for nominee contributions from Corporations or Unions. This should be treated as fraud and punishable by a fine of $5,000, 6 months in jail or both.
  • Ron Bruce
    tagged this with Good 2017-09-21 20:48:06 -0700
  • Murray Gudmundson
    commented 2017-09-21 20:06:59 -0700
    Ian, I earn a good living and contribute $125 month to the Green Party because I believe we need them in the legislature. It’s also an effective way to offset any carbon I create, in Mt opinion
  • Ian Brown
    published this page in Ban big money bill 2017-09-21 19:30:18 -0700
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