Weekly Wrap Up - February 4, 2011

This week, Public Eye exclusively revealed:

* a Website mocking provincial Liberal leadership candidate Christy Clark's feline support had its domain name registered on February 1 - three days before that support became news;

* provincial Liberal leadership candidate George Abbott is "going to Calgary to meet with industry representatives;"

* the provincial government's over-budget integrated case management system seems to be experiencing a few teething problems;

* Falcon 20/20 won't have to disclose its expenses or contributions;

* Organizing for Change and the Dogwood Initiative are encouraging "environmentally-minded British Columbians" to become provincial Liberal members to sway the result of that party's leadership race;

* Independent Contractors and Business Association of British Columbia president Philip Hochstein's controversial appointment to Port Metro Vancouver's board could earn him over $50,000;

* a winery connected to the province's agriculture minister is lobbying a federal government organization;

* embattled provincial Liberal legislator Kash Heed, who is now teaching criminology at Simon Fraser University, received good marks from students when he was an instructor at Douglas College; and

* the three lead provincial Liberal leadership candidates have said little about their plans for the government's biggest spending ministries.

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