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Les Leyne: Bureaucrats’ rejection of power-generation plan to cost taxpayers $10 million – Prince George Citizen

The B.C. Supreme Court ruled that officials committed misfeasance — wrongful exercise of authority — in rejecting the multi-million dollar project without having any apparent grounds or authority to do so

B.C. taxpayers are on the hook for $10 million in damages after a court ruled that bureaucrats who rejected an independent power proposal years ago mishandled the file.

The B.C. Supreme Court ruled that officials committed misfeasance — wrongful exercise of authority — in rejecting the multi-million dollar project without having any apparent grounds or authority to do so.

In essence, the wrong officials made the decision for the wrong reasons.

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Read More: https://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/highlights/les-leyne-bureaucrats-rejection-of-power-generation-plan-to-cost-taxpayers-10-million-7699211

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