The Canadian Press

2009-04-27 | John van Dongen Resignation

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John van Dongen dropped a bombshell on the BC election campaign. Van Dongen stepped down April 27th after losing his driver's license over a series of speeding tickets. (It wasn't the first time van Dongen resigned from cabinet. In 2003, while Fisheries Minister, he resigned over an RCMP investigation, but was later cleared and reinstated.)

Date: 2009-04-27
Placeline: VICTORIA, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in the interest of public confidence in the interest of not being a distraction from that the good work of the government on the crap crime issues and in the interests of not being a distraction in the election when there are very big issues for British Columbia to to assess >>