Posturing over cyber bullying

Editor:

MP Russ Hiebert has sent out a newsletter regarding cyber bullying.

Editor:

MP Russ Hiebert has sent out a newsletter regarding cyber bullying.

It asks the people of this constituency – South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale – to decide which political party is on the right track to help combat cyber bullying.

To ask this question is shameful. All members of Canada’s Parliament and all members of all political parties – and in fact the vast majority of Canadians – are against and want to combat cyber bullying.

It is disgusting that he and the Conservative party would politicize this issue by asking this question.

Hiebert would lead us to believe that the Conservative Party of Canada is the best party to help combat cyber bullying.

If the party really wants to do something about cyber bullying, why is Prime Minister Harper proroguing Parliament? Why not continue Parliament and really address this issue?

However, to continue Parliament would obviously not be in the best political interest of the Conservative party, so all this talk about cyber bullying is just political posturing.

Ian Routledge, White Rock

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Among the sporadic mail one receives these days was a piece of paper from our MP Russ Hiebert, headlining the sorry results of cyber bullying. The answer is well known among common-sense people. Only politicians wonder, spending our money to ask.

The political silence there today would be a better issue. Why do we pay them for doing nothing?

The government asks the court, while they are elected to be law-makers. The House should be the power, not the courts.

It makes one wonder “why do we go to the voting booth?” The next one around will be no different.

Suan H. Booiman. White Rock

 

 

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