COLLINS – A letter to B.C.’s political leaders as the election gets underway

Party leaders (left to right) John Horgan, Christy Clark and Andrew Weaver.

You have four weeks to really determine who can tread the fine line between what we need, and what we can afford

HERE’S AN OPEN letter to B.C.’s political leaders, now that the writ is being dropped today (April 11, 2017) for the May 9 provincial election.

Dear Political Leaders:

You do know, don’t you, that the provincial taxpayers are not just a bottomless pit of dollars to be pulled out whenever you wish to find more money for your political ambitions? You do know, don’t you, that people like me, and many more who are living below the poverty line, don’t have the kind of resources that can match what you’re promising in the campaign?

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Doug Collins is the Director of News, Information and Television Operations at CFJC-TV. Doug has been on the air in Kamloops since 1970. He was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Radio-Television News Directors Association of Canada in 2008.

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1 Comment on COLLINS – A letter to B.C.’s political leaders as the election gets underway

  1. -What d’ya know: You’re in radio and your voice is heard mainly by those whom would wish we were back in the 70’s…Where I think you are getting some of your ideas too. Only Joking: “Go You Dirty Communist Go !” (Referring to another article herein on the same topic, Doug.)

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