INDEPTH: B.C. RAIDS|
Who's who in the B.C. Raids
CBC News Online | January 14, 2004
"Basi Boys" - the nickname given to a group of B.C. Liberal organizers, fundraisers and recruiters who worked closely with Dave Basi on both provincial and federal Liberal campaigns.
Basi, Dave - Former ministerial assistant to provincial Finance Minister Gary Collins, fired after the police raid on the legislature. A leader of organizers for both the B.C. and federal Liberal parties.
Battershill, Paul - Victoria police chief.
Bornman, Erik - Director of operations in B.C. for the Paul Martin leadership campaign; a partner in Pilothouse Public Affairs Group.
Campbell, Gordon - Premier of British Columbia.
Clark, Bruce - Chief fundraiser for the Paul Martin campaign in B.C.
Clark, Christy - Deputy prime minister and education minister in B.C., sister of Bruce Clark and wife of Mark Marrisen.
Coleman, Rich - British Columbia solicitor general.
Collins, Gary - British Columbia finance minister.
Considine, Chris - Prominent B.C. lawyer who currently represents Dave Basi.
Cunningham, Bill - President of the Liberal Party of Canada in B.C.
Dosanjh, Ravinder - Victoria police constable suspended with pay in connection with an ongoing investigation.
Goulet, Dave - Former B.C. Liberal provincial candidate who told CBC News the Basi Boys stacked a nomination meeting so a friend of Campbell's could win the nomination. Goulet says a forensic accountant he hired showed that many of the memberships in the riding were phantom.
James, Carole - B.C. NDP leader.
Kieran, Brian - partner in Pilothouse Public Affairs Group, based in Victoria.
Marissen, Mark - B.C. campaign manager for Paul Martin leadership.
Martin, Paul - prime minister of Canada
Orr, Andy - spokesman for B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell
Plant, Geoff - B.C. attorney general.
Reid, Judith - B.C. transportation minister
Sandhu, Mandeep - an executive member of the Liberal riding association in Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca. The RCMP searched his house on Dec. 9, 2003, seizing a computer. Sandhu was released after questioning.
Virk, Bob - ministerial assistant to B.C. Transportation Minister Judith Reid, suspended with pay after police raids on the legislature. Virk was also a volunteer for the Paul Martin leadership campaign.
Ward, Sgt. John - spokesman for the RCMP in British Columbia.
Warnke, Allan - Former B.C. Liberal MLA who quit the party after criticizing Gordon Campbell. Warnke told CBC News the Basi Boys were filling meetings with phantom members so they could take it over.
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