DBWI No Corperate sufferage

1952, Canada gave candian companies the right to vote as per the corperate person hood act of that year.

The law gave companies the right to vote, not one singular vote but a number of votes equal to their full time employees.

They were then allowed to vote in local, provincial, and national election with votes being split by how many employees they had in each region, and the votes themselves determined by the CEO and board of directors. The law has always been a contentious one, created out of fear of comunism the law has remained on canada's books ever since. Politically impossible to get rid of.

Attempts to create corperate suferrage in the united states were over turned by the supreme court, but while some people admire canada for the law, and other dispise it for the same this action has influanced the world.

But what if this effort had failed what if there was no corperate sufferage what would canada look like today?
 
1952, Canada gave candian companies the right to vote as per the corperate person hood act of that year.

The law gave companies the right to vote, not one singular vote but a number of votes equal to their full time employees.

They were then allowed to vote in local, provincial, and national election with votes being split by how many employees they had in each region, and the votes themselves determined by the CEO and board of directors. The law has always been a contentious one, created out of fear of comunism the law has remained on canada's books ever since. Politically impossible to get rid of.

Attempts to create corperate suferrage in the united states were over turned by the supreme court, but while some people admire canada for the law, and other dispise it for the same this action has influanced the world.

But what if this effort had failed what if there was no corperate sufferage what would canada look like today?
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Corporate domination and influence would be even higher as they fight themselves far less.
 
OOC: Was Corporate Suffrage ever considered as a policy IOTL? I understand that Moseley wanted to have some sort of representation of corporations in his hypothetical Fascist Britain and that several countries, mostly fascist, had Chambers of Corporations as part of their government structures due to their corporatist ideology.
 
OOC: Was Corporate Suffrage ever considered as a policy IOTL? I understand that Moseley wanted to have some sort of representation of corporations in his hypothetical Fascist Britain and that several countries, mostly fascist, had Chambers of Corporations as part of their government structures due to their corporatist ideology.

OOC: Corporatism is the basis of both medieval society and fascist thought. By corporation they mean any organization not just for profit corporations. Examples abound- the use of the Bar Associations to regulate Doctors for example. Eva Peron used her control over Argentina's equivalent of the United Way to use charities as a power base. Any form of indirect election creates the situation. Salazar's Portugal had probably the most perfect corporatist institutions
 
OOC: Was Corporate Suffrage ever considered as a policy IOTL? I understand that Moseley wanted to have some sort of representation of corporations in his hypothetical Fascist Britain and that several countries, mostly fascist, had Chambers of Corporations as part of their government structures due to their corporatist ideology.

OOC: Fascist Corproatism is based around the idea of class cooperation fostered through a system of chambers built upon "Corporations". However, this "corporation" is not the same "corporation" that you would use to describe microsoft, for example. It comes from the Latin word "corpus" meaning body. These are supposed to be, according to Fascist and Integralist theory, the building blocks of Organic society.

IC: Hmm, I wonder if this would effect Scotland adopting both Syndicate and Corporate suffrage last year when they gained independence. They'd probably never have either. Frankly, if Canada never got it I'm not sure anyone else would. Though perhaps China would still have whatever it has which is probably the State-Capitalist equivalent of Corporate suffrage though far more corrupt.
 
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