NB kleptocrats vote down power referendum motion

The vote went against the PC party motion to hold a referendum on the crooked NB Power deal went 28-22, along party lines:

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Opposition motion for NB Power referendum defeated in provincial legislature
Canadian Press / Oilweek Magazine
Feb 18, 2010

FREDERICTON New Brunswick´s Liberal government used its majority Thursday to defeat an Opposition motion that called for a referendum on the controversial NB Power deal with Hydro-Quebec.

Conservative Leader David Alward argued that the government doesn´t have a mandate to sell 10 power plants in the province for $3.2 billion.

"They´re ignoring the people of New Brunswick and because of that we believe it´s important that New Brunswickers have a voice," he said.
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