Halifax Tar said:and I think that could be solved or equaled out with a redistribution of seats; and a blocking parties from being able to run unless they can field candidates all over the country.
That would pretty immediately - and quite rightly - be stomped down as a violation of a couple fundamental Charter rights. I get what you’re saying, but I don’t think the problem justifies that kind of extreme attack on our democratic freedoms.
Yup, Quebec casts a lot of votes for a regional party that pushes their interests. Nothing stops anyone else from doing the same. Of course they have to do so in the knowledge that they will not be able to form a government that way- and that if they go about it the wrong way, their regional interests could end up carrying very little weight at all depending on the make up of a given Parliament.