Weekly Wrap Up - July 16, 2010

This week, Public Eye exclusively revealed:

* former provincial cabinet minister Rick Thorpe suggested the president and chief executive officer of the British Columbia Restaurant Association should moderate the industry's opposition to the HST;

* "Outside of the Yukon, it's getting really embarrassing to be a Liberal," according to the territory's federal Young Liberal president Conal Slobodin;

* a former California assemblyman who spearheaded an effort to increase the use of green energy has said he doesn't think it's likely his state will count British Columbia's run-of-the-river power as renewable;

* the British Columbia Housing Management Commission's chief executive officer has married the head of a community organization that does millions of dollars of work with the Crown agency;

* three key positions at the Columbia Power Corp. remain unfilled many months after they were vacated; and

* the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre general manager's salary has expanded along with the facility that position is responsible for.

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