More hearings mean more controversy for Canada’s National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women…
Breen Ouellette is the sixth lawyer to resign from the inquiry.
“It’s sad the families have to beg.”
Federal opposition MPs say Liberal members on the Indigenous Affairs committee are blocking them from calling staff from the Privy Council Office (PCO) to testify on how it is handling money, and requests dealing with the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
The Privy Council Office has now tightened its security screening for political staffers after Bruce Carson was given secret level clearance to work in the Prime Minister’s Office despite having five fraud convictions and a bankruptcy on his record.
Bruce Carson received a top level “secret” clearance to work in the Prime Minister’s Office, but he never disclosed his 1990 fraud convictions to top political staff, according to Ian Brodie, a former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.