Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef concedes Canada’s first-past-the-post electoral system has its advantages.
And, whatever its flaws, she acknowledges it would be welcomed in fledgling democracies like Afghanistan, from whence she fled as a youngster.
But a mature democracy like Canada can do better, she says.
I really hate the concept of First-Past-The-Post, especially in the United States. CGP Grey has a wonderful series on electoral systems that everyone should watch.