Fair Representation Act (Canada)

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The Fair Representation Act is an act of the Parliament of Canada and was passed by the 41st Canadian Parliament in 2012.[1] In its day, it was known as Bill C-20.[2] The legislation increased the number of MPs in the most populous provinces: Quebec gained three, Ontario gained 15, British Columbia gained six and Alberta gained six.[1]


  1. ^ a b "30 more MPs for rebalanced House of Commons". cbc.ca. 26 October 2011.
  2. ^ Thandi Fletcher (December 16, 2011). "Crowded House: Parliament gets cozier as 30 seats added". Canada.com. Postmedia News. Archived from the original on March 14, 2013. Retrieved December 19, 2011.