BC’s Premier Gordon Campbell is passionate about making Vancouver a magnet for tourism, learning and fusion of diverse cultures.
The Premier was addressing graduate students at the University of British Columbia, School of Journalism on Friday, October 24, 2008.
After a brief talk Premier Campbell opened the floor up for questions which made his ten point plan more clear to the audience present.
Vancouver’s affordable housing has been a pressing concern for all residents. When quizzed upon how he intends to solve this persisting problems Campbell said he would remove regulations restricting lot sizes. Reducing 40 feet lot subdivisions to 33 foot lots, “would probably drive down the average housing cost in Vancouver by about $200,000 alone.”
Premier Campbell took pride in the fact that Vancouver is the host of 2010 Winter Olympic games which adds to distinction apart from being one of the best cities in the world to live in.
He said Journalism is the second best job in the world apart from working for public service.
When asked whether he would be interested in running for the forth coming November 12, 2009 BC provincial elections, Premier Campbell said, ” I want to be re-elected as BC’s Premier.”