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Auditor-general’s report into BC Rail legal fees delayed again

July 12, 2013

Taxpayers anxious to learn why they covered $ 6 million worth of legal fees to convicted criminals Dave Basi and Bob Virk will have to wait a bit longer. The auditor general’s report into the matter is delayed again.     John Doyle, the previous financial watchdog, promised to deliver his findings before he left for a [...]

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Green MLA would like to see parliamentary budget officer at provincial level

June 10, 2013
Green MLA would like to see parliamentary budget officer at provincial level

This province’s first Green MLA is already putting forward some ideas for the Legislature to consider. Andrew Weaver says he’s a fan of the parliamentary budget officer position in Ottawa. He suggests at the legislative level having someone in a similar role could be equally useful. “We have a check at the end — that’s [...]

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New Auditor-General Russ Jones to complete B.C. Rail report

May 29, 2013

Former assistant will steer office temporarily after testy relations with predecessor John Doyle globeandmail – British Columbia

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Report on the BC Rail legal payout expected in July

May 26, 2013
Report on the BC Rail legal payout expected in July

The waiting game continues for British Columbians, anxious to learn why taxpayers covered $ 6-million worth of legal fees, to convicted criminals Dave Basi and Bob Virk. Auditor General John Doyle promised to deliver his findings before he left for a new job in Australia this month.   Last month, staff with his office said [...]

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Fixing search and rescue must be priority, AG says

April 30, 2013
Fixing search and rescue must be priority, AG says

Canada’s auditor general says the federal government is mismanaging its search and rescue responsibilities, allowing the military to use old and broken down airplanes and helicopters that are too few in number, or not suited for rescue work in the first place. CBC | British Columbia News

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