David Wilks

B.C. Tory MP Reveals Frustration Over Work Sacrifices

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Conservative B.C. MP's personal Facebook post gives a rare glimpse into the life of a federal politician and the need to be "politically correct all...

2012: Winners and Losers of Canadian Politics

Ryan Painter | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Politics
Ryan Painter

The jet lag has passed and the Christmas decorations (for some of us at least) are put away in storage. With 2013 stretching out before us, let's reflect on the year that was 2012 in Canadian politics. The best and worst political stories, the best and worst politicians and the biggest sellout.

Harper's Iron-Fist Rule a Nod to Chretien, not Machiavelli

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Politics
Daniel D. Veniez

After reneging on his anti-Bill C-38 statement, David Wilks stressed that he had no choice but to vote with the government, saying that's "how Ottawa works." But to those demonizing Harper for this, let us not kid ourselves: Harper has only improved, refined -- and has taken much too far -- the model first introduced by the Liberal Party of Canada and its leaders.

Conservatives Don't Mind Eating Their Young

Glen Pearson | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Politics
Glen Pearson

Conservative MP David Wilks recently stood up against his own party to oppose Bill C-38, only to renege days later. In his withdrawal he proved once again that in modern Canada the PM, not the citizen voter, is the ultimate arbitrator of all things Canadian. If you eat your young, what will you do with the rest of the country? Thanks to Bill C-38, we're about to find out.

Tory MP Backtracks On Opposition To Budget Bill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative MP says plenty of government backbenchers share opposition concerns about the wide array of controversial measures crammed int...