Welcome to the home of Bicameral Mixed-member Proportional (BMP) Parliament. We have submitted a proposal to the Special Committee on Electoral Reform (ERRE) for this uniquely Canadian and achievable form of Proportional Representation that incorporates our existing First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) system. We, like so many Canadians, want every vote to count and want a Parliament that truly represents the will of Canadians, all Canadians. That is why we have submitted a proposal that fulfills the ERRE’s mandate and addresses both houses of Parliament. It’s in translation along with bout 500 other submissions from interested Canadian’s, but we’ll post a link here as soon as it’s available on the committee’s website.

What is BMP?

BMP brings something new to the table by broadening the scope beyond the voting system and tackling another seeming intractable Canadian political problem: the Senate. BMP reinvents the Senate by using it to bring proportionality to Parliament.

BMP solves these two issues with one reform. Given the importance of electoral reform, and Canadians’ discontent with the Senate, we encourage the ERRE to consider enhancing both houses of Parliament, thus “bicameral”.

We hope you will find this site informative. This site offers you several ways to learn about BMP:

  • Read our Proposal to the Special Committee on Electoral Reform.
  • Learn about the Advantages of BMP.
  • Find Questions and Answers about BMP.
  • Dig into the nitty-gritty of how BMP might work in detailed Appendices.
  • If you’re returning, find out what’s new on our Blog.