Weekly Wrap Up - February 12, 2010

This week, Public Eye exclusively revealed:

* Lesley du Toit, a top bureaucrat, has refused to give the government's independent child protection watchdog any further personal briefings about her poorly understood effort to massively overhaul the way British Columbia's children are protected;

* despite that refusal, the watchdog, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, is insisting she get "full and proper briefing" on that effort;

* the premier's former deputy minister Jessica McDonald will soon be doing work for PavCo as part of a $45,000 contract directly awarded to her new employer, HB Global Advisors Corp.;

* British Columbia Railway Co.'s records will be subject to freedom of information requests once it's "brought into government;"

* two days after he was named British Columbia's acting freedom of information and privacy commissioner, Paul Fraser went into elective surgery; and

* Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell believes British Columbians could be looking at another summer of bad wildfires.

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