The Surrey Board of Trade will be hosting a Surrey Hot Topic Dialogue on Proportional Representation and the Economy – What it means for spending and decision-making from the provincial government on Wednesday, September 12 at the Eaglequest Golf Course in Surrey.
British Columbian’s will have to vote this Fall on whether to keep the current electoral system of first-past-the-post (FPTP) or to move to one of three types of proportional representation.
The BC government is proceeding with a Referendum on Electoral Reform for provincial elections. The referendum voting period will be between October 1 to November 30, 2018.
Businesses and residents are seeking clarity on this issue.
Participants will learn:
1. Why this is important to business
2. The choices of voting systems being proposed
3. Will it improve democracy and enhance economic decision making for BC communities
1. Seth Klein – Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
2. Suzanne Anton – No BC Proportional Representation
3. Other panellists to be confirmed shortly.
Event: Surrey Hot Topic Series: Proportional Representation and the Economy – What it means for spending and decision-making
Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Time: Registration and Breakfast 7:30 a.m.; Program 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Venue: Eaglequest Golf Course (7778 152 Street, Surrey)
Admission: FREE; Registration is required at www.businessinsurrey.com
For more information contact Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.