Using the Topaz Bead Gallery as a backdrop, Laura Jones, executive vice-president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, presents Jobs Minister Shirley Bond with a certificate in recognition of B.C. getting an ‘A’ in the CFIB’s annual red tape reduction report card. Bill PHILLIPS/Free Press
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Bill Phillips is the editor of the Prince George Free Press. He was the winner of the 2007 Best Columnist award at the British Columbia/Yukon Community Newspaper Association?s Ma Murray awards. In 2004, he placed third in the Canadian Community Newspaper best columnist awards and, in 2003, placed second.