26 May '12, 5am

Tory MP Steps Out of Bounds, Quickly Reigned In | Care2 Causes

Tory MP Steps Out of Bounds, Quickly Reigned In | Care2 Causes

In Canadian politics, there is the way it’s supposed to work and the way it actually works. In our system, we are supposed to vote for our local representatives, who will go to Parliament Hill and vote for their constituents’ best interests. What actually happens is that most Canadians vote for the party or the leader of a party and most MPs hold tightly to the party line in the hopes of getting a better cabinet position should their party eventually form government. These days, when an MP says something considered ‘off message,’ there are rumblings that even that is controlled by the Prime Minister’s Office — such as Stephen Woodworth’s attempt to re-define when an embryo becomes a human being . On Tuesday, David Wilks, a backbench MP from the Kootenay—Columbia riding in BC told a meeting of his constituents that he would vote against the Harper government’s Budget Implem...

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