Wednesday, July 06, 2016
New Brunswick launches voting consultation including Internet voting
If you want to be on the committee itself, the deadline to apply is October 19, 2016.
CBC News - Voting reform ideas put forward by Liberals - July 5, 2016
The discussion paper is called "Strengthening New Brunswick’s Democracy" and is available from the Government of New Brunswick website (GNB.ca) atA consultation process on overhauling the province's electoral system is being launched by Premier Brian Gallant's Liberal government in time for the 2018 election.The Liberals tabled a 49-page discussion paper in the legislature Tuesday [July 5, 2016], hoping it will serve as a guide for a committee of MLAs that it plans to appoint later this week.The document includes ideas such as online voting, lowering the voting age to 16 years of age from its current 18 years, and changing the way MLAs are elected, including options such as a preferential ballot or a proportional-representation system.
The Internet voting section is pages 18-19.
UPDATE 2016-07-15: I have reviewed the Internet voting section and it is good. It makes it clear there are still lots of risks and unsolved problems. ENDUPDATE
It is also available in print bilingual and in a French PDF, here are the ISBNs
ISBN 978-1- 4605-1033-9 (Print Bilingual)
ISBN 978-1- 4605-1034-6 (PDF English)
ISBN 978-1- 4605-1035-3 (PDF French)
I don't know what the mechanisms for participation will be. I will update this post when I have more information.
I found the news releases
The provincial government has tabled the discussion paper and will ask the legislature to strike a select committee to consider its contents.Government of New Brunswick - Government submits electoral reform options to legislative assembly - July 5, 2016
It is expected that hearings will take place in the fall  with a report due by early 2017. The plan is to allow for any changes to be implemented in advance of the 2018 general election.
Le gouvernement soumet des options de réforme électorale à l’Assemblée législative - 05 juillet 2016
As of July 15, 2016 there is no electoral reform committee listed under Legislative Committees - Select Committees.
For the French version of the discussion paper, see
Vote par Internet - de la page 20 à la page 21 dans « Renforcer la démocratie au Nouveau-Brunswick » (PDF)