‘This stinks of a coverup’

The NDP digs up new evidence in the G8 Legacy Fund affair.

The NDP says Clement, who was industry minister at the time and is the MP for the Muskoka region where the G8 meeting was held in June 2010, went to “elaborate lengths” to set up a system where the funding proposals were shuffled through his constituency office first before being processed…

However, Angus said the documents in his possession show that bureaucrats from several different departments did attend various meetings with Clement and other local officials. “Why didn’t the bureaucrats say they were involved?” Angus said. “When we find out that the senior bureaucrats were involved in the process then that raises serious questions.”

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