Last week, Finance Minister Colin Hansen alleged Bill Vander Zalm had misled British Columbians during his petition campaign against the harmonized sales tax. He then asked Elections British Columbia for an opinion on whether signatures collected by that campaign could be invalidated as a result - even though it was later learned no such penalty exists in the Recall and Initiative Act. So we decided to ask the minister whether he thought the legislation should be changed. Here's what he had to say.
May 5, 2010