The Clarklandian Finance Minister, Mike De Jong, held a press conference this week to talk about the release of his government's public account numbers.
Then he took questions from the press.
But only some of them.
Bob Mackin, writing in Business in Vancouver, has the story:
...Finance Minister Mike de Jong took questions from Victoria Press Gallery reporters, but did not take any from the two reporters, representing CKNW and Business in Vancouver, who attended a boardroom at the cabinet’s Canada Place office to listen to the news conference. The Vancouver-based reporters were told that de Jong would be available by phone after the news conference. When it was over, however, they were told that de Jong had to attend meetings...
There are some local proMedia members (or is it one?) that Mr. De Jong is loathe to take questions from.
On the flip side, it would appear that there as some
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