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David Emerson said he wanted to inject some business savvy into Ottawa at a time when “the [partisan] lines are blurring.” He ended up crossing those lines. The House of David took a beating for the blunder. Is this a lesson for other business high flyers tempted to flex some political muscle?
What can be said about Jessica McDonald? Her rapid ascent, according to a consultant who has done time in government, was “like taking someone seen as a good but not spectacular player from the junior league and putting them on the all-star team… People were taken aback – really shocked.”
With a great leap forward, In the next 10 years more than 400 million Chinese tourists will travel abroad, many for the first time. If Canada and B.C. tourism can attract even a fraction of them, we’ll double our number of overseas visitors.
Forget the 30-second news clips and the pundits’ opinions. We wanted to hear first-hand what Gordon Campbell had to say about his government’s first four years, the coming election and the future for British Columbia. So on a grey winter morning, reporter Paul Willcocks sat down with Campbell in his seventh-floor Canada Place office to talk.