Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Money to fight for BC Rail-scandal secrecy, not for Oppal inquiry

So Attorney General Barry Penner has money in his budget to pay lawyers to go to court and fight the release of documents in the B.C. Rail scandal to NDP MLA Leonard Krog. (They failed, not surprisingly since the documents had already been released to reporters during the trial.)

But he doesn't have money to provide the legal support Wally Oppal says is needed to get answers at the missing and murdered women inquiry.

(For why Penner is wrong on the inquiry funding, read this. For more on the B.C. Rail scandal secrecy, read this.

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