Weekly Wrap Up - May 14, 2010

This week, Public Eye exclusively revealed:

* an internal December 2007 RCMP report warned that top-flight criminals involved in illegal gaming would be given a free hand in British Columbia if the police unit investigating them was shutdown;

* two independent filmmakers producing a video about diseases on salmon farms have been offering $100 to ex-aquaculture workers who agree to be interviewed - a practice frowned upon by most North American journalists. But they've now rescinded that offer;

* Vancouver-Fraserview MLA Kash Heed's has denied allegations levelled by his former constituency assistant Keith Frew;

* Delta North MLA Guy Gentner, who hosts the online radio show Live from the Ledge, has convinced former premier Glen Clark to appear on his broadcast;

* when realtors showed up in Victoria last month to lobby provincial legislators, they invited two New Democrat MLAs to speak to them about their party's position on the harmonized sales tax. But there was no similar panel featuring Liberal MLAs; and

* the provincial government allowed General Electric Co. and Sun Microsystems Inc. to host several private and one media event at its BC Showcase during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games;

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1 Comment

Congrats on all the scoops!

I'm sure the BCLibs trust you more than that fishrap called The Tyee.

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