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Michael Geoghegan
One of British Columbia's foremost lobbyists a noted political pundit and all around nice guy.
One of British Columbia's foremost lobbyists a noted political pundit and all around nice guy.
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“We need more oversight of it,” Heed insisted. “Never, never has the auditor general come in to see how the province’s policing money is spent. The people in power in Victoria wouldn’t let me go to the auditor general. Quote me on all this. They are absolutely fearful of the auditor general.”

He and his deputy minister did their own internal audit, Heed said — “to this day that report has never seen the light of day.”
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One of the experts consulted by the NDP on proportional representation says he can’t understand why the government picked two obscure voting systems for the referendum, and warned that voters deserve to see clear maps showing how the proposals will work in the real world.
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Whitmarsh used his authority to suspend and fire eight researchers, just as MacDiarmid was taking the political helm of the ministry. MacDiarmid, 60, said she still doesn’t know, to this day, if there was anything intentional about the misinformation she was given.
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About to go live on CTV News to discuss
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The mass deletion, which mirrors the records management controversies of the previous Liberal government, involved at least five officials in Horgan’s office: Kate Van Meer Mass, director of operations; Layne Clark, director of liaison and coordination; Suzanne Christensen, assistant deputy minister; Stephanie Papik, director in the deputy minister’s office; and Don Bain, special adviser to the premier.

In each case, all of their sent emails were requested under the Freedom of Information Act for a period of several months and came back with no records found.
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I will be on CTV News at 4 pm today Pacific talking about this #cdnpoli
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One of my guest appearances from over 20 years ago
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Me on Tyabji Show May 1997
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Cancellation of the Trans Mountain pipeline would cost B.C. First Nations hundreds of millions of dollars in benefits, job training, and employment and business opportunities, according to Cheam Chief Ernie Crey.
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The Alberta government is prepared to buy a stake of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to ensure it gets built, Premier Rachel Notley said Sunday.

In a rare show of being on the same page, United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney agrees.
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