The MP for Calgary Centre writes:
Freedom of speech is a fundamental right… I support removing section 13.1 of the Human Rights Act and will vote in favour of [Keith Martin’s] motion when the opportunity arises.
Why not thank him at Richardson.L – AT – parl.gc.ca
Such notes are not in vain; while you are likely to get a standard-form reply, especially from the PM, each week the correspondence unit tallies up the number of letters on each topic. As I’ve written before, human rights commissions have been on their Top Ten list for months now — sometimes in the top two. It’s one way that politicians use to measure the size of an issue.