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Michelle Rempel on Heckling
Desmond and Supriya speak to Conservative MP Michelle Rempel about heckling in the House of Commons.
January 25, 2016

Most workplaces discourage yelling and jeering among co-workers. But the government has their own way of doing things.

Desmond and Supriya talk to Conservative MP Michelle Rempel about her experiences with heckling in the House of Commons. They also get into how social media is changing the political discourse in ways that Rempel herself still hasn’t figured out.

The non-profit civic engagement group Samara issued a report on heckling in the House last week. Intro clips are Samara’s executive director Jane Hilderman.

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