Today, in 24 hours, Public Eye published the results of an exclusive investigation into statements by The Progressive Group that the firm has helped win major government contracts and benefits on behalf of powerful foreign and business interests. Progressive's chairman is Patrick Kinsella, who headed the provincial Liberal's election campaigns in 2001 and 2005. And it's president is Mark Jiles, Premier Gordon Campbell's former constituency campaign manager. The investigation was the result of documents obtained via an access to information request with Washington State. The following are links to parts one, two, three, four, five and six of those documents.
June 3, 2008