Premier funds her friends’ 20$ M centre, while families, kids denied autism services

The provincial government today announced a $20 million government grant to help cover construction costs for a proposed private facilty in East Vancouver that will house autism service providers. Today’s announcement confirms a personal commitment that former Premier Gordon Campbell made in a private meeting with hotelier Sergia Cocchia shortly before the February 2008 Throne …

Premier vows Autism Centre will ‘hugely’ improve services; Minister Disagrees?

Confronted by media questions about her plans to invest $20 million in provincial funding in a costly building instead of addressing gaps in autism services, Premier Christy Clark initially appeared stumped. But in a quick recovery, she assured investigative reporter Sean Holman that the centre was being designed to create a “huge improvement” in autism services: (Video …