Former children’s watchdog TurpelLafond sues B.C. government in pension dispute

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, who served as B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth for a decade, is suing the provincial government in a dispute over pension benefits.

Turpel-Lafond filed a notice of civil claim in B.C. Supreme Court Friday, accusing the province of breaking a verbal agreement to provide her with one-and-a-half years of pension credit for every year of service as the representative for children and youth.

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