Last month, the premier's office announced former Vancouver Coastal Health Authority communications and community engagement vice-president Linda Morris would be taking charge of the public affairs bureau. A weighty and hazardous responsibility. But worry not. Because it turns out, unlike her predecessors, the new deputy minister has a super-powered icon watching her back. In an interview with Public Eye, Ms. Morris confirmed her office will soon be guarded by a one-foot tall statue of Wonder Woman. "Years and years ago when I was working for the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation, I was at a meeting in Baltimore. And I was just in a store and found (the statute). And she's been an interest since childhood. So I bought it. And she's followed me from job to job...She usually sits in the corner and watches over me," explained Ms. Morris.
September 6, 2005