The Canadian Press

2015-09-14 | Former Aide Charged

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The federal Conservative election campaign will face yet another legal distraction today as the criminal trial of a former top aide to Prime Minister Stephen Harper begins.

Date: 2015-09-14
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 33 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Bruce Carson is charged with influence-peddling in connection with the proposed sale of water filtration systems do Aboriginal reserves the former senior advisor to Stephen Harper is also accused of three counts of illegal lobbying charges which are expected to be dealt with at a later date the Carson case follows on the heels of the trial of Senator Mike Duffy which force the Tories off their campaign message over a two-week period last month in Carson's case the Tories are pointed out of the allegations against him came to light after he left the prime minister's Office Carson is denied doing anything illegal Terry Patrol the Canadian press Ottawa >>