Earlier, we reported the provincial New Democrats introduced a comprehensive government integrity bill that would have, in part, patched up the Campbell administration's broken Lobbyists Registration Act. This, after the government failed to introduce its own fix during the recent legislative session. And it seems Attorney General Wally Oppal isn't in any hurry to take such action in the future. "We want to change the legislation. But it's not quite as dire as the NDP suggests because the remedies are still there," Attorney General Oppal said in an interview with The Vancouver Sun's Jonathan Fowlie, adding that police can still investigate any allegations of wrongdoing.
November 28, 2008