Public Eye: “Follow the leader?”

Earlier, we reported Infospec Holdings Corp. and New Asia Capital Investment Corp. paid an estimated $5,000 for provincial Liberal caucus chair John Yap to be part of a “delegation of business representatives to promote trade and goodwill” between British Columbia and China. This, despite the fact, Premier Gordon Campbell criticized the New Democrats for letting the Chinese International Cooperation Association pay at least $12,441 for Opposition Leader Carole James, three legislators and two staffer to go on a trade mission to Taiwan in 2006. So why did Mr. Yap think it was appropriate for him to travel to China on the private sector’s dime? More.