Weekly Wrap Up - December 3, 2010

This week, Public Eye exclusively revealed:

* in the first ten months of 2010, a number of the provincial New Democrats' revenue streams looked like they weren't going to hit their year-end targets;

* 35 percent of the provincial New Democrats' revenue in the first 10 months of 2010 came from estate gifts;

* the provincial New Democrats proposed spending $1.5 million during the upcoming referendum on the harmonized sales tax;

* details on the private meeting where New Democrat MLAs Katrine Conroy, Jenny Kwan and Norm Macdonald suggested leader Carole James should step aside;

* one of provincial Liberal leadership candidate Kevin Falcon's well-known supporters has suggested potential competitor Christy Clark would divide the party;

* details on Mr. Falcon's campaign launch;

* the time and place of the emergency caucus meeting where Ms. James has promised to hold dissident MLAs "accountable for their behaviour;" and

* the top bureaucrat at the ministry of social development is leaving to lead the Alberta government's "oil sands strategy, royalty framework and operations."

In addition, Public Eye was the first to report almost every major development in the provincial New Democrat leadership crisis this week. So, if you aren't already a supporter, please consider making a confidential $10 monthly contribution by clicking on the bar below. You'll be helping sustain our investigative work, digging up the news that matters to you. And, as a token of our appreciation, you'll receive a subscription to our monthly email newsletter - the Brown Envelope - where we'll give you the story behind the stories we've been working on. (Please note, federal tax laws require us to include the goods and services tax as part of your contribution. You can stop supporting Public Eye at any time by following this link.)

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