Mary Dawson

CP

New Ethics Guidance Quietly Issued

OTTAWA - The federal ethics commissioner says it may be appropriate for a minister or parliamentary secretary to try to sway a government decision when it is a matter of importance to their constituen...
CP

Ex-Harper Minister Broke Rules: Watchdog

OTTAWA - The federal ethics watchdog has determined former cabinet minister Jay Hill breached the Conflict of Interest Act when he contacted his ex-colleagues about a forthcoming multinational energy...
CP

MP Gifts Need Tighter Rules

OTTAWA - The ethics watchdog for the House of Commons wants to tighten the rules around the gifts MPs receive, saying politicians don't always seem to understand the principles involved.Conflict of in...
CP

New Ethics Allegations Dog Paradis

The opposition is calling for a fresh ethics probe following new allegations about the conduct of federal Industry Minister Christian Paradis. The call comes less than a week after Conflict of Intere...