A view from back East

Offal News explains why closing the B.C. Legislative Library is a bad idea:

One sign of civilized legislatures everywhere is the presence of a well-organized and accessible legislative library for use by the legislators and their staff. Without a dedicated library and staff to support elected members and provide them with useful information they need on which to base their decisions, the quality of the legislative process as a whole can’t help but suffer.

And when that suffers, we all suffer.

Read the rest here.


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