Conflict of Interest Commissioner has been unable to answer questions posed by journalist Bob Mackin. Of course, Fraser has only a handful of staff members to assist him so communicating with inquiring reporters is nigh impossible. When one man has only a single Executive Co-ordinator, one Executive Administrative Assistant, one Legal Officer and a single research assistant and faces one, two, even three formal opinions to be issued each year, some time saving moves are required.
I published this article a year ago and repeat it because issues are little changed. Recently, our promedia friends learned that BC Liberal chief Laura Miller was refusing to speak with Ontario […]
After shifting his focus in recent months, Alex Tsakumis is blogging again and getting ready to launch yourshow.ca as a 3-hour a day webcast on politics, media and other current affairs. A […]
It’s been a while since I complained about CBC pundit Stephen Smart but his 5pm news report today was egregious. He suggested the current Angus Reid poll indicates an important shift that […]
Read the followup piece: Help for the CBC on conflicts of interest “Legislative Bureau Chief” Stephen Smart reports regularly on the British Columbia government. The “year-end views” interview with Premier Clark is […]