Former GG continues to rack up public bills

Adrienne Clarkson has charged taxpayers more than $500,000 since leaving office

Former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson has billed the government for more than $500,000 in secretarial help since leaving her post, the Toronto Star revealed Friday. Clarkson’s office defended the payments. The former GG gets hundreds of letters and dozens of requests for speaking engagements related to her time in the job every month, a spokesman said. NDP MP Pat Martin called the payments “ridiculous.”

Toronto Star


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