October 22, 2019

Canada: Court orders lobbying czar to take new look at Aga Khan’s vacation gift to PM

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Canadian Press From canoe OTTAWA — The Federal Court has ordered the lobbying commissioner to take another look at whether the Aga Khan broke the rules by giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a vacation in the Bahamas. In September 2017, then-commissioner Karen Shepherd said there was no basis to a complaint that the Aga Khan, […]

Canada’s Trudeau broke ethics rules with visit to Caribbean island

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From Stabroek News OTTAWA,  (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke some conflict of interest rules when he accepted a vacation last year on the Aga Khan’s private island, the ethics watchdog said today, the first time a prime minister has been found to have committed such a transgression. While the finding could tarnish […]