Following reports that the Pacific Carbon Trust used public funds to hire P.R. firm Wazuku Advisory Group – an organization closely connected to the B.C. Liberals and known to specialize in behind-the-scenes campaigns to discredit individuals – New Democrat finance critic and chair of the Public Accounts Committee Bruce Ralston wrote to the PCT with several questions.
Ralston is asking how much public money was spent on the consultants, whether the contracts were properly tendered, and whether the intent of the contracts was to help the Trust discredit the office of British Columbia’s independent Auditor General.
The full letter to the Pacific Carbon Trust can be read here: 2013-03-28_ralston_letter_to_pct.pdf