Poll: rate freeze bogus?

Opposition members in the B.C. legislature are crying foul over the government's contention that BC Hydro rates are being frozen.

During a lengthy and heated debate, Wednesday, Green Party leader Andrew Weaver joined Liberal members in hammering the NDP government, saying it misled the public into believing rates have been frozen when, in fact, they must still be approved by the B.C. Utilities Commission.

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