Former PMO legal adviser testifies Harper’s top aide Novak knew of ‘surprising’ $90,000 payment

'Because it was so surprising I looked to my right to see if, see [Ray] Novak’s reaction, and he didn’t have any reaction to that information,' says former PMO legal adviser Ben Perrin tells Duffy trial regarding $90,000 payment.

PMO chief of staff Ray Novak was aware of the $90,000 former PMO chief of staff Nigel Wright gave to Senator Mike Duffy in order to repay ineligible expenses, says Benjamin Perrin, former PMO legal adviser, in court.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 2:47 AM

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