- Published: Friday, 05 April 2019 09:06
- Written by Letter to the Editor
Trying to understand the whole SNC affair led me to the book Irresponsible Government: The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy In Canada. For those of us who want to understand what is happening in the ‘Ottawa Bubble’, as well as wanting a democracy that truly represents taxpayers, this fact-based, easy to read book is a gift.
Most everyone will know the name of Liberal MP Jody Wilson-Raybould. Author Brent Rathgeber, a retired Conservative MP, may not be as familiar. In June of 2013 Brent left the Harper Conservatives to sit as an Independent. He was quoted as saying, “No unelected pipsqueak from the Prime Minister’s office (PMO) is going to tell me how to vote”.