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Dismissing Democracy : Conservatives move to dismiss Tory election legal actions in Canada

There are 3 comments on the Calgary Herald story from May 23, 2012, titled Dismissing Democracy : Conservatives move to dismiss Tory election legal actions in Canada. In it, Calgary Herald reports that:

so not much wondermeant when Tory MP Wilks balks after voicing opposition to gov't budget megabill

as Rigid party discipline imposed by party leaders such as Prime Minister Stephen Harper is the reason most people see their backbench MPs as nothing more than 'trained seals,' says one expert ...


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Toronto, Canada

#1 May 23, 2012
Conservative MPs who supposedly won the elections being contested under the Canada Elections Act filed motions late on Friday before the long May 24th Queen's birthday weekend to dismiss those legal challenges

even before court has a chance to consider them. as

"These motions are nothing more

than an effort to dismiss the democratic rights of individual Canadians,"

said Garry Neil, Executive Director of the Council of Canadians,

which is supporting the 7 legal actions ...

Toronto, Canada

#2 May 24, 2012
9:25 am, Thursday, May 24, 2012:
RE: Dismissing Democracy : Conservatives move to dismiss Tory election legal actions in Canada
..... Perhaps it is time to prosecute anyone or any institution that uses the telephone to spread WRONG INFORMATION? If the current laws do not permit such prosecution then maybe the relevant laws should be amended?
paul shykoraARTs

Calgary, Canada

#3 Jul 13, 2012
..AND..Vhat about the Election results by the NDP in Quebec...many did not even campaign....one NDP Women was in Las Vegas...partying....did NOT CAMPAIGN..once....was not home in ,Quebec....eh...

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