Monday, June 23, 2008

The May 2009 Liberal Dream Team

So, as we’ve all been waiting for with bated breath… the May 2009 Liberal Dream Team:

Premier Campbell Announces Cabinet Changes

June 23, 2008VICTORIA - Premier Gordon Campbell realigned the provincial cabinet today to provide more integrated services across government. The changes include five new ministers and new portfolios for seven of the current ministers.

Defence wants Premier to testify at Basi-Virk trial
MARK HUME (12/06/08). Globe and Mail.
VANCOUVER -- Alleging "political interference" in a case that involves an unprecedented police raid on the B.C. legislature, defence lawyers have filed an application to have the Premier testify at a political corruption trial.

Friday, June 20, 2008
Basi-Virk defence alleges political interference allowed by special prosecutor, seeks audio tapes of Michael Smyth interview with Premier Campbell

Basi-Virk case sees sparks fly over allegations that special prosecutor "complicit" in political interference by Premier Gordon Campbell's then-deputy minister Ken Dobell

By Bill Tieleman, 24 hours columnist

Campbell unveils new cabinet
Colin Hansen becomes minister of finance in this 'mild review'
Jonathan Fowlie, Vancouver Sun
Published: Monday, June 23, 2008
- Blair Lekstrom, Minister of Community Development
- Mary Polak, Minister of Healthy Living and Sports
- Iain Black, Minister of Labour and Citizen Services
- Bill Bennett, Minister of Tourism Culture and the Arts
- Joan McIntyre, Minister of State for Intergovernmental Relationsn

The changes include:

- Stan Hagen - Minister of Agriculture and Lands
- Colin Hansen, Minister of Finance
- Pat Bell, Minister of Forests and Range
- Rich Coleman, Minister of Housing and Social Development!!!
- Gordon Hogg - Minister of State for Mining
- Kevin Krueger - Minister of Small Business and Revenue and Minister Responsible for Deregulation
- Ida Chong - Minister of Technology, Trade and Economic Development and Minister Responsible for the Asia-Pacific Initiative

Premier names new cabinet heading into election

Premier Gordon Campbell shuffled his Liberal cabinet Monday in preparation for an election less than a year away. more »
Related: AUDIO: Lisa Cordasco reports for CBC Radio (Runs 0:51) CBC News.

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