It did in British Columbia.
On Wednesday afternoon, B.C. Premier Christy Clark rescinded her government's decision of last week to give significant raises to senior staff.
"The decision [to give raises] was very much at odds with what I talked about during the campaign," Clark told reporters.
"I've always believed and I said this during the election campaign: Leadership listening to people and fixing things when you realize that they're not right. British Columbians talked to me, they said this loud and clear, they didn't think this was right.
"I'm not satisfied that any of those raises were necessary for staff. So as of today I will rescind those changes."
The raises boosted salaries of top government aides — many of whom were working for the B.C. Liberal campaign in May — by as much as a whopping 18 per cent. As explained by CKNW radio, all chiefs of staff now lose their salary bumps except the premier's deputy chief of staff who is nowRead More »from B.C. Premier Christy Clark reverses decision to give senior staff big raises