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‘Bad For Democracy’


“Nine people — unelected people — apparently have the power to determine “what’s best for Canadian society”. With no reference to “the law”.

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“What high Canadian official do you suppose recently said the following words:

“My job is simply to listen to what the parties have to say, and to do my best to understand the position, the ramifications of deciding one way or the other, to think about what’s best for Canadian society on this particular problem that’s before us, and give it my best judgment … ”

“Important work indeed. Sounds like a legislator. Perhaps a member of Parliament, a cabinet member, maybe even the Prime Minister? Continue reading ‘Bad For Democracy’