snip... "Three of your top ministers recently announced they're leaving your government — that's not fun. And then there's that massive provincial deficit. You expect to cut spending by $241 million this year and $398 million next year to meet your objectives. Your finance minister called it a time of deep austerity. Clearly, you're busy. But don't you think you might want to squeeze a little democracy in there too?"
"I mean, you only sat for 48 days last year. That makes banker hours look good. I'm sure there are a lot of people who want to ask you about your planned wage freeze for public sector managers, including those at schools, universities and health organizations. And what about those pipeline opponents and their planned mass sit-in at the B.C. legislature in October? Well, too bad the legislature won't be sitting then"
"Oh, I forgot. You're in China right now on that trade mission, so you may not be getting all of the news... they don't give much space to opposition parties over there."
"Your government hasn't faced the electorate since you won that byelection and became Premier and you do have an election scheduled for May 14, 2013. So, what's the message here? That the government doesn't want to hear from opposition parties during a time of deep austerity and cuts? Or that the government does so little of consequence that there's no need to meet about its activites?" ......snip