Ethical Judgement: What are some of the benefits and drawbacks of our current electoral system? How fair is it?
it shows the representation of the people and doesn’t allow a single government to control Canada every election. If we voted for a single government, that would mean that the laws would be changing every 4 years and everyone would have to keep changing how they do things.
Can sometimes have more MPs for a group that had less overall votes.
Ethical Judgement: What benefits and drawbacks of each type of change should you consider before using it?
with lobbying, you can propose and create laws that go to the house of commons. Lobbying shows that more than a few people have thought about this and it is probably a good idea, which may encourage the MPs to vote for it. they don’t really have any legal power, they just have friends on the inside.
It makes a giant statement and can even encourage others to do it as well. It can start something big and get millions of people to notice. Drawbacks, you practically have to accept all the repercussions. If you don’t, it shows that you aren’t willing to sacrifice a single punishment just to make a stand which can be very hurtful to your cause.
Very easy to get started and as long as you aren’t the only person who believes in it, it can be very easy to pass the petition. The one problem is that the House of commons doesn’t have to do anything about it after hearing it. If they are just feeling lazy, they can just ignore it and move on with the day.