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'My riding will be bigger than the United Kingdom:' MP Burton

Rural MPs up in arms over proposed changes to their ridings

Proposed changes to federal riding boundaries may help crowded city ridings but they're likely to leave rural residents under-represented in the House of Commons, warn several rural MPs including one senior Cabinet minister.

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'My riding will be bigger than the United Kingdom:' MP Burton

Rural MPs up in arms over proposed changes to their ridings

Proposed changes to federal riding boundaries may help crowded city ridings but they're likely to leave rural residents under-represented in the House of Commons, warn several rural MPs including one senior Cabinet minister.

  

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