Earlier today, the provincial government announced it was introducing Canada's "most immediate and severe impaired driving penalties to save lives, curb repeat offenders and give police more enforcement tools." But, in doing so, it brought to mind Gordon Campbell's seven-year-old $913 fine for drunk driving and backbencher Jane Thornwaite's recent drunk driving charge. So how does the premier address that public relations issue? Well, here's how the he handled that question from The Globe and Mail's Justine Hunter, along with a follow-up from the Times Colonist's Les Leyne.
April 27, 2010