CBC: B.C. government overpaid commercial wineries $5.3 million

Posted in: , , ,

October 15, 2015 | Tina Lovgreen | CBC News

“The issue was raised in last week’s question period at the B.C. legislature by NDP critic David Eby who asked Coralee Oakes, the minister responsible for the LDB how much the error had cost taxpayers.

“The LDB is not going to ask commercial wineries to repay the money, because it says it wouldn’t be in the interests of taxpayers.

‘”I can’t understand how a government that pretends to care about public money, taxpayer money, can walk away from $5 million in overpayment,” replied Eby.”

Read more: