Bill Tieleman with former ministerial aide Dave Basi, 2010.

Bill Tieleman with former ministerial aide Dave Basi, 2010.

Bill Tieleman with then premier Glen Clark, 1996.

Bill Tieleman with then premier Glen Clark, 1996.

Bill Tieleman with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, 2008.

Bill Tieleman with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, 2008.

Bill Tieleman with former BC NDP MLA Joy MacPhail and her husband, James Shavick, 2005.

Bill Tieleman with former BC NDP MLA Joy MacPhail and her husband, James Shavick, 2005.

Bill Tieleman with former Vancouver Mayor Larry Campbell, 2005.

Bill Tieleman with former Vancouver Mayor Larry Campbell, 2005.

Bill Tieleman with former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt, 2007.

Bill Tieleman with former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt, 2007.

Bill Tieleman with federal NDP leader Jack Layton and NDP deputy leader Thomas Mulcair, 2007.

Bill Tieleman with federal NDP leader Jack Layton and NDP deputy leader Thomas Mulcair, 2007.

Bill Tieleman with former B.C. premier and anti-HST crusader Bill Vander Zalm, 2010.

Bill Tieleman with former B.C. premier and anti-HST crusader Bill Vander Zalm, 2010.

Bill Tieleman and former BC NDP party leader Carole James, 2008.

Bill Tieleman and former BC NDP party leader Carole James, 2008.

 

Bill Tieleman can come across as an inveterate name-dropper – but he really does know just about everybody. Above, the proof.


Read more about Bill Tieleman in the February 2011 BCBusiness feature Bill Tieleman the BC NDP Svengali.