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Former Premier Bill Bennett Passes Away

Friday, December 4, 2015 @ 3:36 PM

Prince George, B.C. – Former British Columbia Premier Bill Bennett has died in his home town of Kelowna.  He was 83 years old.

Bennett’s Social Credit Party steamrolled to victory over Dave Barrett’s New Democrats in 1975.  And Bennett’s government was re-elected in 1979 and 1983.  He retired from politics undefeated in 1986.

In 2014 Bennett’s family revealed publicly that he had been suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease for some time.


I always thought of Bill as one of the good guys!

Rest in Peace Bill!

My condolences to his family.. He was a smart man who had BC best interests at heart.

I believe he was a reluctant politician, one who took on the job out of a sense of duty. He made his share of mistakes, but also could point to some great accomplishments. We’re a better Province as a result of the service he gave to it. Rest in peace, Bill!

I’m sure Bill and Herb Doman are palying crib somewhere warm right now


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