ABOUT MEMBER


STATUSInactive Member
JOB\SCHOOLMedical Doctor

PARTYDemocrat
SOCIAL POLICYLiberal
FISCAL POLICYLiberal
FOREIGN POLICYLiberal

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About


Former memberr of federal Parliament in the Pierre Trudeau Liberal Government (1980-84). Practicing Physician for 37 years, married for 32 years to Sarah, an architect with 4 children. Political activists- beaten by police in 1968 in Chicago. (My wife Sarahs, family from Boston and her mother was 2nd cousin to Tip O'Neill)

Political Views


government has the responsibility, not only to defend its country but to protect its economy from unfair trade practices to ensure secure jobs. Most imp. function is to safeguard a high functioning democracy so that gov't policies can adapt quickly to 3 maj. threats Global Warming, Weapons of Mass Destr., rapid spread of disease ie 1917 Flu. Preemptive military strikes are not justified- see Thomas Aquinas Summa Theologica. See attached letters and note the date that the ideas appeared in the main media