By On the Coast, CBC News Posted: Dec 02, 2015 1:19 PM PT Last Updated: Dec 02, 2015 1:25 PM PT
"I think this gives significant new power to citizens," says NDP MP Kennedy Stewart, who fought for the change
Goodbye to door knocking and collecting signatures by hand — starting Friday petitions can be submitted to the federal government online, through Parliament's website."I think this gives significant new power to citizens," said Kennedy Stewart, the New Democrat MP for Burnaby South whose motion to create a digital petition process was passed by the House of Commons last year.
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