"We can't allow things that are inaccurate to stand." — The Word of Our Dan, February 19, 2008.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Terminological inexactitude

The release:
Provincial Government Gives $500,000 to Daffodil Place

The Honourable Danny Williams, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by the Minister of Health and Community Services, the Honourable Ross Wiseman, to announce a $500,000 contribution by the Provincial Government towards Daffodil Place, a project of the Canadian Cancer Society.
The online coverage:
Government donates $500,000 toward the construction of Daffodil Place
The provincial government announced today a donation of $500,000 towards Daffodil Place, a project of the Canadian Cancer Society that will provide accommodations for people who must travel to St. John’s for cancer treatment.

More in Wednesday’s Telegram.
And Wednesday's Telegram:
Province helps Daffodil grow
Construction on cancer hostel begins today
Steve Bartlett

The province gave $500,000 to Daffodil Place Tuesday afternoon and Peter Dawe described the donation as the "official stamp of approval."


The province's donation puts the fundraising drive just past the halfway mark, to $3.6 million, noted campaign chairman John Steele.
Post-Greene, of course, the provincial government will be super-quick to correct the record... right?


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