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Combat Cynicism: Skeena-Bulkley Valley and Draft Legislation

combat cynicism: The contest is open only to constituents in Skeena-Bulkley Valley, according to Vancouver Courier. 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. 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. 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. My thinking is, you can't just use the platitudes 'We want you involved, we care what you say' we actually have to trust voters, beyond just their vote once every four years, to have real influence over what we do. It's very difficult, particularly to get young people, but people in general, involved. ( As reported in the news.