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The NDP appeals to the CPC to investigate the RCMP’s investigation of the PMO.

The Commission for Public Complaints Against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police opened the investigation after the federal NDP complained that RCMP officers did not perform a thorough investigation of a politically embarrassing eavesdropping incident connected to the aborted Liberal-NDP coalition government of last winter.

“Given the publicity of the event and the potential for democratic institutions to be undermined by the Prime Minister’s Office, the RCMP investigation was exceedingly limited,” the NDP wrote. “At a minimum, we would expect that an interview would have been conducted with the person or persons who recorded the call and distributed it.”

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