The head of the advertising firm that worked on Mayor Gregor Robertson's election campaign is supporting Christy Clark's bid to win the provincial Liberals leadership. In an interview with Public Eye, Ms. Clark's spokesperson Shane Mills explained FD Element chief executive officer Don Millar is "helping out with the online stuff. He's an old friend of Christy's." Mr. Millar's firm was recently responsible for the Independent Power Producers of British Columbia's advocacy campaign during the 2009 provincial election. Also involved with Ms. Clark's leadership bid is John Paul Fraser, a vice-president in National Public Relations Inc.'s Vancouver officer. In an email, Mr. Fraser confirmed that involvement stating, "I've known Christy for over 20 years, and I am volunteering my personal time to her campaign."
December 22, 2010