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The Liberal MLA who chairs the committee that may fire BC's Auditor-General is denying any wrong-doing in some pricey renovations to his constituency office - and now he wants an investigation into a leak to the media.
Eric Foster says he didn't know Auditor-General John Doyle had concerns about the 78-thousand dollar renovation until this week.
Foster defends the expense and says Doyle's concerns have since been resolved - he won't release documents to back that up saying that would break the law, and he wants to know who leaked the Auditor's letter to the media in the first place.
"This is priveleged, this is a management document that's inside lamc, and that's priveleged information, it's not to be published. Whoever leaked that document to the times-colonist is breaking the law."
Foster says he'll ask the House Speaker to investigate the leak and says he has no axe to grind with the auditor, whose future rests at least partially in his hands.