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The world according to Garth: rabble-rousing former MP reports on Tory caucus, and then some

Democracy matters, and it's not functioning really well right now, says former Conservative-turned-Liberal MP Garth Turner.

Before the Conservative government publicly announced almost $1-billion in funding cuts to various programs nine months after it was elected, Prime Minister Stephen Harper told his surprised national caucus about how many of the cuts would affect the MPs' ridings.

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The world according to Garth: rabble-rousing former MP reports on Tory caucus, and then some

Democracy matters, and it's not functioning really well right now, says former Conservative-turned-Liberal MP Garth Turner.

Before the Conservative government publicly announced almost $1-billion in funding cuts to various programs nine months after it was elected, Prime Minister Stephen Harper told his surprised national caucus about how many of the cuts would affect the MPs' ridings.

  

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