The Black Rod's editorial board was unanimous this year in choosing Manitoba Auditor General Jon Singleton, and his report into the Crocus Investment Fund.
No story had as much impact on Manitobans as the collapse of the Crocus Fund, a house of cards that toppled as soon as Singleton's report unveilled the unvarnished facts.
And how the mighty have fallen.
From a day when a visit from Crocus representatives could intimidate legislators and still criticism in the press to receivership, a class action lawsuit, and an RCMP investigation.
* Tens of thousands of Crocus investors watched the value of their retirement savings evaporate.
* The credibility of the NDP government was shredded.
* The leader of the Opposition admitted he backed down under Crocus pressure, and before year's end, he quit.
* Waves from the collapse extended to the Workers Compensation Board where some of the…