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Premier Christy Clark says the process of selecting an Auditor General must be changed.
But it's not clear if that means the current auditor will keep his job.
In her first news conference of the year, Clark says the current process of choosing the Auditor-General is profoundly flawed.
That process sees an all-party committee appoint an auditor for a six year term, which can be renewed.
Clark says that should be changed to an eight year non-renewable term and government will bring in legislation to that effect in the coming session.
"We give the Auditor-General appropriate time to be able to pursue the matter that he or she believes need to be looked into without worrying about whether or not they will be rehired."
Clark says she hopes the committee that meets today in Vancouver will follow her lead and reappoint current Auditor-General John Doyle for another two years, but it's up to them.
The Premier was also asked about the liberal party's decision not to renew the nomination of Boundary-Similkameen MLA John Slater.
"Well, I don't know that it's been any particular secret. And my job as a leader, as a premier, is to present the absolute best team of people to British Columbians that we can field in the election."
Slater admits he's had problems with drinking, but he says that's behind him, adding he's been outspoken, which the party didn't like.