As you’ve probably heard, Brent Rathgeber has resigned from the Conservative Party and will sit as an independent MP. He just couldn’t stomach Stephen Harper’s strong-arm tactics any more.
Good on him.
As Andrew Coyne points out in a very thoughtful article, this is part of the unrest that started several weeks ago when Mark Warawa had his democratic rights quashed when he tabled a motion to condemn sex-selective abortions. Let’s see if anybody else jumps ship.