On Friday morning, two hours before the RCMP announced they had charged Bruce Carson with influence peddling, the former aide to Prime Minister Stephen Harper sent a text message to his family and friends apologizing.
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.
Patrick Hill believed Bruce Carson, a former aide to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, would help him land the deal of a lifetime.
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.