Former federal Liberal aide Stephen Kukucha was hired last month as the provincial Liberals' campaign director, Public Eye has learned. Mr. Kukucha was formerly a top advisor to David Anderson, one of prime minister Jean Chretien's senior cabinet ministers. He also served as Ballard Power Systems Inc.'s director of external relations and business development before launching his own consulting firm - Ku Group - and becoming president of Syntaris Power Corp. Mr. Kukucha resigned his position at Syntaris after agreeing to work for the Liberals. He's also de-registered as a lobbyist for his Ku Group clients.
September 13, 2011