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Ethics commissioner looking into MP’s letters to CRTC

Media | 10/08/2015 8:04 pm EDT

The Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner of Canada is investigating two letters Conservative MP Parm Gill sent the CRTC while serving as a parliamentary secretary. In 2013, the ethics commissioner said it was “improper” for parliamentary secretaries, who are considered a part of the federal cabinet, to write letters to a tribunal in relation to its decision-making, following previous cases of parliamentary secretaries writing letters to the CRTC relating to radio licence applications. The CRTC’s website lists two letters Gill wrote to the CRTC in May...