25 November 2008

Auto Jobs Count More than Forestry Jobs

Why is that? Cuz vote-rich Ontario counts more than vote-poor British Columbia.

This report claims that 15,000 vehicle assembly jobs could be lost if a bailout doesn't happen. A comparable number of jobs have been lost in the forestry sector.

However, the largest bulk of auto jobs are in vote-rich Ontario. BC has by far the lion's share of forestry jobs.

See the pattern? Auto sector to get bailout - one way or the other, it will. Forestry sector hasn't; and won't.

As we learned in the last and previous elections, only some votes matter.

One more piece of evidence that proportional representation is essential to restoring Canada's democracy.

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