4) The Ministry of Children and Families is getting a funding lift ($170 million or so over 3 years) and new staff. Will those staff be directed to follow court orders? Answer unclear.
..... Plecas was brought in to shield, protect, and ultimately contributed to the government listening to the statutory representative after government had ignored her for years. But for pity’s sake Vaughn… Surely your friend was not the one spending years digging, advocating, reviewing dozens, perhaps hundreds, of similar cases in which underfunding pushed childcare workers beyond the limits of being able to properly function.
That was Mary-Ellen Turpel-Lafonde. She won’t mention it, but I will. Plecas is just the political fixer, not the advocate. ...... Snip
Taking a step back in time of how effective Government OIC appointee Bob Plecas "Pete" has fared over the years, from start to finish, you'd have to go a way, way, way back to a time when Social Credit Party Premier William Richard Bennett was in control (Page 4 of 11) from December 22, 1975 to August 6, 1986 (Resigned).
William (the Conqueror) Vander Zalm succeeded Bill the Elder Sibling on August 6, 1986 to April 2, 1991.
The Work-link Newsletter
|Volume 1, No. 2||January 15, 1976|
|Volume 1, No. 1||December 15, 1975|
|Bob Plecas 1975 flipping taxpayers' coins, and losing|