Weekly Wrap Up - January 29, 2011

This week, Public Eye exclusively revealed:

* when it comes to putting their money where their mouth is, leadership contestants Mike Farnworth and Moira Stilwell come in first place. According to a review of Elections British Columbia filings, between 2005 and 2009 the two of them donated more money to their respective political parties than any of their competitors;

* provincial Liberal leadership candidate Christy Clark is advocating for a policy that could potentially solve a major problem for arts groups - one of her former husband's clients;

* the Campbell administration has appointed one of its closest political allies, Philip Hochstein, to Port Metro Vancouver's board;

* dissident Katrine Conroy unsuccessfully ran against loyalist Marine Karagianis for the position of opposition caucus whip;

* the federal Greens were in the field testing some of the messages they might use on the campaign trial - only one of which related to environmental issues;

* provincial New Democrat leadership candidate Adrian Dix has lost one of his endorsers; and

* Jack Layton isn't commenting on British Columbia New Democratic Party leadership candidate Mike Farnworth's proposal to use the province's carbon tax to fund public transit projects.

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