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Ethics czar working ‘diligently’ to complete Trudeau investigation, promises to report ‘in the near future’

By Abbas Rana      

Conflict of Interest Act and Conflict of Interest Code for MPs are ‘silent on the approach for continuing an investigation under a new Commissioner,’ says a spokeswoman for Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson.

Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, pictured Oct. 17, 2017, at the House Affairs Committee, will leave office on Jan. 8. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, who started investigating last January Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s stay at the Aga Khan’s private island in the Bahamas, is “working diligently” to get it done and make it public in the “near future,” says a spokeswoman for the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner. “The commissioner is working diligently towards making her report public in the near future,” said Alison Zinni, communications and media adviser to ethics and conflict of interest commissioner in

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