Lobbying

Ex-PMO aide Bruce Carson’s conviction for illegal lobbying sheds light on disclosure rules

Bruce Carson is only the second individual convicted after a trial with violating the 2008 Lobbying Act.

Former PMO adviser Bruce Carson, left, pictured with his lawyer Pat McCann in front of the Ottawa courthouse on Sept. 14, 2015, has been convicted on three counts of lobbying while under the five-year cooling-off period for former designated public office holders. The Hill Times photograph by Mike Carroccetto

By MARCO VIGLIOTTI

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 12:00 AM

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