The election race in Saanich South has gotten off to a bit of a dirty start. A pro-Liberal leaflet was slipped under the windshield wipers of cars parked outside the provincial New Democrat's nomination meeting, which was held earlier today. One side of the leaflet proclaims "BC is on track to be a have province again" because the Campbell administration has introduced "real balanced budgets" and "lower taxes." The other side warns "despite our resources, BC became a Have-Not province" during the "NDP Decade of Decline." Each side features a collage of photocopied newspaper articles with headlines supporting those statements. Some of those articles date back to 1997. The leaflet doesn't identify who produced it.
December 12, 2004