The Early Edition | Mar 7, 2013 | 7:39

MLA John Les on oral government

The ethnic outreach controversy has raised questions about a 'records-free way' of communicating in government. So what counts as public and private business in the electronic age? We hear from the parliamentary secretary to the Premier, Chilliwack MLA John Les.

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