Well, nice try anyway. Harper’s sure to ignore this.
globeandmail.com: MPs vote to give asylum to U.S. deserters
American military deserters celebrated a bittersweet victory Tuesday as the House of Commons passed a motion calling on the Harper government to let them stay in Canada.
The opposition parties banded together to outvote the Conservatives and approve the motion to grant permanent residence status to deserters and their families.
But the measure, which passed 137-110, isn’t binding â.. and the government is certain to ignore it.