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Rick Mercer: PCVS Students Should Replace Harper's Cabinet, Says Comedian In Rant (VIDEO)

04/04/2012 09:42 EDT | Updated 04/11/2012 08:18 EDT

Rick Mercer rants are usually negative in nature -- pillorying our politicians for all the things they've done wrong.

But Tuesday night's season finale performance was different. Mercer took the time to point out the positive work one school in Peterborough -- PCVS -- has been doing.

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Students at the high school of former prime minister Lester B. Pearson found out this year that PCVS is slated for closure. That didn't stop them from raising more than $50,000 to help protects kids from Malaria on the other side of the planet.

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No wonder Mercer would like to see them in government. "If I could replace the entire federal cabinet with 39 kids from P.C.V.S. I would do it in a heartbeat. I take that back, I would replace them with 25 kids, Harper's cabinet is too big as it is."

The students at PCVS have promised to keep fighting the closure. And if their rendition of "Raise A Little Hell" on Mercer's show (watch below) is any indication, they are going to be a force to be reckoned with. Good luck PCSV!

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