The Canadian Press

2010-11-03 | Campbell Resignation

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On November 3rd, BC Premier Gordon Campbell announced plans to resign. He said too much voter anger over the Harmonized Sales Tax bogged down his government's ability to get the job done. But an emotional Campbell said he was honored to have served as premier. (Campbell's popularity had dropped into the single digits following the introduction of the HST in July. He asked his Liberal party to organize a leadership convention as soon as possible.)

Date: 2010-11-03
Placeline: VANCOUVER, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I feel blessed to have had the opportunity to serve in this position longer than most of my predecessors and moving part of this incredible time in British Columbia's history it's been quite a run and a lot more fun than not I've always been motivated by what is best for this raid province and this great country >>