I was doing some thinking in bed last night. Damn you, insomnia. And this is what I came up with:
Everyone knows the weed industry is huge in BC. We're like the grow-show capital of the world. (Clearly I don't have a fact-checker so just go with it.)
With these new BC Hydro Smart Meters, the grow-ops won't be shut down after someone has to come out and read the meter, the numbers will be sent to Hydro by satellite, making them able to shut down so many more.
You might not know this, but people who sell drugs make a lot of money. Money they use to buy Escalades, and rent fancy appartments, and buy their girlfriends velour tracksuits. It's all being pumped back into the economy.
When these grow-ops get shut down what's going to happen? We're going to have to import weed from other countries. This is more dangerous, and the weed money is going to be spent out of Canada. Like Mexico... and... Florida. All spent on tacos, and entrace to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Not kept in BC where we need it.
What should we do? Just legalize it, and tax it. Then maybe they won't need a toll on the Port Mann bridge. My city friends already don't want to drive out to see me, you think they're going to pay for the privilege? I'm going to have to start a fund to bribe them.
Think about it, Christie Clark.