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Job vs. reward

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It was a kind of “let them eat cake” moment.

Explaining why Carla Foote had been moved from her contentious position at The Rooms — one for which she faced no competition, and where the salary was boosted substantially when she was appointed, Premier Dwight Ball delivered a clunker of a line.

Saying Foote wasn’t to blame for the controversy, Ball explained her new appointment as an assistant deputy minister in the province’s public engagement division like this: “She deserves to have a job and rightfully so.”

The premier is aware of what province he’s in, isn’t he?

Plenty of people in this province who deserve jobs don’t have them, and they’re not being appointed as assistant deputy ministers. The........

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