Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Q COSTA RICA – Announcing his plans to spend up to eight weeks a year in Costa Rica, Manitoba (Canada) Premier Brian Pallister continues to be criticized by the Opposition, in particular for his refusal to answer questions about how he stays in touch with his office while at his vacation home.
Pallister has previously said he rarely uses his government email account and prefers direct phone conversations.
At a legislature committee, New Democrat (NDP) justice critic Andrew Swan asked Pallister which of his staff and caucus members Pallister has spoken with by phone while he has been in Costa Rica.
Pallister said that for security reasons he doesn’t want to reveal how he communicates while down south.
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