“Through his public comments today, Mr. Simpson has made it clear that he would rather criticize our work than contribute to it. He has made it clear that he does not want to be part of our team,”-- NDP Leader Carole James explaining her thoughts regarding the dismissal of an NDP MLA from the party caucus on Wednesday.
Cariboo North MLA Bob Simpson will sit as an Independent and lose his affiliation with the NDP caucus in Victoria. That move comes after NDP Leader Carole James exiled him from the NDP after his less than complimentary comments regarding Ms. James talking points and performance at the recent UBCM gathering in Whistler.
Mr. Simpson’s departure comes after he authored a web article ruminating on the recent UBCM meetings, where he offered up a number of critiques of the main speakers at last week’s gathering.
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