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PETERS – Electoral reform is what British Columbia needs, but won’t get

(Image: BC-STV.com)

IT’S THE CRUELEST joke on B.C. citizens: the one thing our democracy needs the most to function properly is the one thing it won’t get after this election, and maybe not any other.

Witnessing the cantankerous all-candidates forum this week made that abundantly clear.

Good ideas were expressed on all sides of the political spectrum, and on almost every issue.

Methods of saving taxpayer dollars or spending them wisely are being formulated all the time by people dedicated to serving the public as politicians.

But when a party is elected government on May 9, only one set of ideas will be implemented.

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James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.

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About Mel Rothenburger (5011 Articles)
ArmchairMayor.ca is a forum about Kamloops and the world. It has more than one million views. Mel Rothenburger is the former Editor of The Daily News in Kamloops, B.C. (retiring in 2012), and past mayor of Kamloops (1999-2005). At ArmchairMayor.ca he is the publisher, editor, news editor, city editor, reporter, webmaster, and just about anything else you can think of. He is grateful for the contributions of several local columnists. This blog doesn't require a subscription but gratefully accepts donations to help defray costs.

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