Christy Clark, a radio host who interviewed Michael Schmidt last September, was just chosen as the new leader of the B.C. Liberals last Saturday Feb. 26th. She will be replacing Gordon Campbell as Premier:
Christy Clark hugs her son Hamish after being named the new leader of the BC Liberal Party at the Liberal leadership election at the Vancouver Convention Centre on Saturday, February 26, 2011. Photograph by: Les Baszo, PNG, via The Province
A brief bio of the new Premier of B.C., from The Province:
“NAME: Christina Joan Clark Continue reading
Excerpts from a Sunday May 2nd editorial in the Toronto Star newspaper:
“….Last week, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff proposed a national food policy with the goal of putting “more homegrown food on Canadian tables because our health and our economy depend on it.”
The four-year initiative would include $80 million to promote farmers’ markets and local food; $50 million to improve food inspections and safety; and $40 million to help 250,000 low-income children access healthy foods.
Given that Ontario alone plans to spend $40 million over the next two years promoting Ontario’s farm products, the spending that Ignatieff proposes is really quite limited. Continue reading