The Campbell administration has created a new early childhood education innovations cabinet committee amidst expectations that education will be one of the major issues highlighted during the premier's televised state-of-the-province speech. The MLAs belonging to it include former school board chairs Mary Polak and Jane Thornthwaite, as well as former teachers Marc Dalton and Don McRae. It's chair is Regional Economic and Skills Development Minister Moira Stilwell, rather than Education Minister George Abbott. Also serving on the committee are Gordon Hogg, Kevin Krueger, Terry Lake and Mary McNeil. It creation was announced on Monday, as part of a cabinet realignment. Gordon Campbell will delivered his televised address tonight on Global TV.
October 27, 2010