It’s as an excellent a deal as you’re going to get in politics.
Former B.C. finance minister Carole James has been employed to function a special advisor to Premier John Horgan for the cut price wage of $1 a yr.
James introduced final yr she wouldn’t run once more for public workplace as a result of she had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. However she has agreed to work with Horgan, cupboard and caucus members as wanted of their new majority authorities following the Oct. 24 election.
“I provided her 5 bucks for a five-year contract. She stated. ‘I’ll take it a greenback at a time,’” Horgan stated.
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The longtime MLA for Victoria-Beacon Hill is among the most revered politicians of the final technology in B.C.
She served as Horgan’s deputy premier and and because the NDP chief herself rom 2005 to 2011.
“Carole doesn’t simply deliver competence to her duties. She brings compassion and an understanding of the challenges that we face in our communities and in our province,” Horgan stated.
“I’m very grateful that Carole has agreed to stay round for a minimum of a yr. As I say, I’ve bought 5 bucks in my pocket and hopefully we’ll be capable to preserve for multiple yr.”
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