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MPs in remote, rural ridings put themselves at greater risk of accident

By Chelsea Nash      

MP Nathan Cullen says he has had a few 'white knuckle' moments travelling in small planes around his large B.C. riding.

Nathan Cullen in front of a plane that took him to Iqaluit. Photograph courtesy of Nathan Cullen

MPs with ridings in the far reaches of the country say the plane crash Jim Prentice died in hits home for them. NDP MP Nathan Cullen, whose Skeena-Bulkley Valley, B.C. riding is so large he often takes flights within it to get to different communities, said that the passing of Mr. Prentice, “really gives all of us pause, regardless of what our riding is, or our commute is.” He also said he particularly can relate, having had “various

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