Ethics watchdog dismisses conflict of interest charges against PM's chief of staff

WorldNews Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Ethics watchdog dismisses conflict of interest charges against PM's chief of staffOTTAWA — The federal ethics watchdog has dismissed Conservative allegations of conflict of interest involving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chief of staff and her husband. Ethics commissioner Mario Dion says the allegations are “speculative” and do not provide “a factual basis to support the belief that a contravention” of the Conflict of Interest Act may have occurred. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Try refreshing your browser, or tap here to see other videos from our team. Consequently, Dion says he’s informed Conservative MPs Pierre Poilievre and Michael Barrett that their request for an investigation does not meet the requirements of the act. His conclusion was...

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