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Conservative David Wilks: “One MP is not going to make a difference”

- May 23rd, 2012

Like all MPs, Conservative David Wilks is back in his riding this week, attending to constituency work and meeting with voters.

On Tuesday morning, in a coffee shop in Revelstoke, B.C., in his riding of Kootenay-Columbia in the province’s southeast corner he met some constituents who told him they didn’t much like Bill C-38, the government’s controversial 425-page omnibus budget bill. The budget bill, you’ll recall, introduces changes to everything from the age at which Canadians will qualify for old age security payments to the process for environmental assessments of resource projects.

One constituents filmed a 12-minute exchange between Wilks and these voters and put it on YouTube. It’s remarkable viewing. Read more…