KAIROS hits Tory at home

Conservative MP James Lunney made headlines in last's week Nanaimo Daily News after refusing to meet with local members of KAIROS in his British Columbia riding to discuss funding cuts to the church-based international development group. Mr. Lunney's decision not to meet with Nanaimo KAIROS members Jim and Eva Manly drew a great deal of criticism, including from experts who said he was breaking with the parliamentary tradition of meeting with constituents.

Published: Wednesday, 02/24/2010 12:00 am EST

Conservative MP James Lunney made headlines in last's week Nanaimo Daily News after refusing to meet with local members of KAIROS in his British Columbia riding to discuss funding cuts to the church-based international development group. Mr. Lunney's decision not to meet with Nanaimo KAIROS members Jim and Eva Manly drew a great deal of criticism, including from experts who said he was breaking with the parliamentary tradition of meeting with constituents.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



This Week's Issue
policy briefings