"I thought it was an unfortunate commitment to make when it obviously hadn't been costed out." That's what Social Development Minister Kevin Krueger told Kamloops This Week when asked about provincial Liberal leadership candidate Christy Clark's proposal to have a Family Day holiday in February. But Mr. Krueger isn't just a member of the province's executive council. He's also co-chair of the Liberals' leadership vote and convention committee - which the minister described as a "referee position." Asked about the appropriateness of commenting on Ms. Clark's proposal, given that position, Mr. Kreuger told Public Eye, "I have a responsibility to make sure there's fairness (between the candidates) and that we don't commit to things we can't do."
January 14, 2011