Mar 3, 2013 / 9:02 pm
B.C. Premier Christy Clark refused to quit Sunday after emerging from a rare weekend cabinet meeting where some of her ministers described a leaked Liberal strategy to court ethnic voters as disappointing, disturbing and a doozy of a political mistake.
Clark said she was going to lead the Liberals Party into the May election campaign, brushing aside questions about her ongoing leadership just weeks before the campaign.
"I thought I answered that question," said Clark when asked if she considered quitting.
Clark appeared calm and confident in a three-minute news conference in front of a crowd of reporters who gathered outside of the downtown Vancouver cabinet office.
"This group is absolutely united and we have a lot of work to do on behalf of the people of British Columbia" she said. "We're going to get on to that work."
She also repeated her earlier apology to British Columbians for the leaked strategy that has outraged some members of the Chinese and Indo-Canadian community, including some Liberals.
"I say it to all of you and to everybody in the multicultural community, I sincerely apologize for the language that was used in that document," she said. "It's language that just isn't worth repeating."
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