The Canadian Press

2009-05-06 | Dhalla Controversy

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Liberal MP Ruby Dhalla stepped down from her post as the Liberal Party's youth and multiculturalism critic on May 6th. It was alleged Dhalla mistreated foreign caregivers and paid them under the table. Dhalla said the allegations were unsubstantiated. (Two caregivers who worked in the Dhalla home said they were asked to do extra chores, from cleaning the family's chiropractic clinics to washing cars and shining shoes and were not properly paid.)

Date: 2009-05-06
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << transparency and accountability have always been important to be in my career as an elected official and it is for this reason that I personally once again asked the ethics commissioner to conduct an investigation to ensure that the truth is brought forward and that the matter is resolved in a fair and objective manner >>