Although BC Liberals report $3.1 million donations from individuals, much of that sum is given by people with specific business interests. Below, I list individual Liberal donors of more than $4,000 in 2011 along with business associations of these people.
This is important because voters should know who is exercising influence over their elected representatives.
In my view, reporting of political donations could be much improved. Most corporations are not required to report names of principsl owners and individuals are not required to report the names of corporations where they serve as directors, officers or controlling shareholders.
From the BC Liberal list of individual donors, 2011:
From the NDP list of individual donors, 2011:
Readers are invited to add or correct associations.
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