[kwlug-disc] (OT election stuff!) Re: Bill C-32 and my visit to Peter Braids office

Darryl O'Neill ldoneill at golden.net
Thu Apr 28 15:34:19 EDT 2011

This site has regional polling to show who you need to vote for if you 
wish to place a strategic vote (for or against the conservatives)

These ridings are close. 
http://www.projectdemocracy.ca/node/575    (Kitchener Center)

other ridings can be found from a postal code at


Russell McOrmond wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 11:37 AM,  <ldoneill at golden.net> wrote:
>> I don't think that the issue is if Peter Braid wants to speak to issues.  He
>> is not allowed.
>   That may explain activities (or lack) during the election, but not
> activity (or lack) for instance during committee hearings.   He was
> one of the most quiet and uninvolved members of the C-32 committee.
> There were other Conservatives that were quite agressive, even
> directly taking on famous peole like Margaret Atwood (I happened to
> agree with the MPs on that one).
>   An MP is supposed to have constituents as their first boss, and the
> party second.  Being someone who just attends parliament and is a
> place-holder for a party doesn't make them a good representative of a
> riding.
>   While I don't know for certain who I would vote for if I was in the
> KW riding, I know who I wouldn't be voting for.

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