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British Columbia: Draft Legislation and Democrat Mp

british columbia: He'll take the winner to parliamentary legal beagles to write up as draft legislation over the summer and introduce it as a private member's bill in the fall, according to The Chronicle Herald. The contest is open only to constituents in Skeena-Bulkley Valley. The New Democrat MP is inviting constituents in his northern British Columbia riding to send him ideas for a new law. But Cullen hopes the idea will catch on with other MPs, who'll run their own contests and eventually give Canadians across the country the chance to become lawmakers. It's very difficult, particularly to get young people, but people in general, involved. I just think the wisdom of the crowd is untapped, said Cullen, who also sees the contest as a fun way to try to combat cynicism about politics. ( As reported in the news.