Blair Lekstrom deploys his parachute

“If I could wave the magic wand it would be to put the brakes on it. Go out and take six months or a year to have that dialogue with British Columbians,” – now former cabinet minister Blair Lekstrom outlining his concerns over the Liberal’s HST plans.

The first sign of internal dissent within the Liberal government of Gordon Campbell popped up on the radar today, as Energy, Mines and and Petroleum Resources Minister Blair Lekstrom announced his resignation from Campbell’s cabinet. Lekstrom advised that he could no longer push ahead with a tax when people had raised so many concerns across the province…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … chute.html   )