Trudeau says he kept hoping more money, or pressure, would help meet water advisory goal.
The lawyer for Bruce Carson says he’s in possession of information that will clear the former aide to Prime Minister Stephen Harper of an influence peddling charge that is linked to a water company’s attempts to sell water filtration systems to First Nations reserves.
The Prime Minister’s Office said the court should “throw the book” at Bruce Carson, a former aide to Stephen Harper, if he’s found guilty of influence peddling.
The RCMP is investigating claims Bruce Carson received a $5,000 cheque to sponsor a table at the Assembly of First Nations Christmas party from the Ottawa water company he was promoting to federal officials in hopes of landing First Nation water deals, APTN National News has learned.
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan is “hiding behind his staffers” and “ducking” questions on his relationship to Bruce Carson, a former aide to Prime Minister Stephen Harper currently under an RCMP investigation, the NDP said Wednesday.
The Lobbying Commissioner’s office is probing Bruce Carson’s claim he could use his connections with Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan to land deals for an Ottawa-based water company, APTN National News has learned.
Armed with thousands of emails written by Bruce Carson, the RCMP has stepped up its investigation into the activities of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former confidante, APTN National News has learned.
The water company Bruce Carson allegedly lobbied for in hopes of landing lucrative contracts with First Nations, is now under investigation by the Ontario Provincial Police for allegedly defrauding clients, APTN National News has learned.
The Conservative government agreed Thursday to immediately provide clean running water to all First Nations communities across the country, but stopped short of promising any major funding to fix the dire situation faced by many reserves.