Design Pics / Corey Hochachka
According to Martyn Brown, "No corporation, no industry, no union gives the level of money that they give to politicians without expecting special consideration in return, and they do get it." Here's a sampling of what "special considerations" might mean.
What do a Conservative party senator from Ontario, the Toronto Blue Jays, an Ontario public sector union and a part-owner of the Calgary Flames all have in common? If their chequebook is any indication, they have a keen interest in B.C. politics.
TORONTO - The chairman and chief executive of Sino-Forest Corp. has resigned just two days after the Ontario Securities Commission halted trading in the TSX-listed Chinese timberland operator's shares...