Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan resigns over letter to judge OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s cabinet is reeling from an ethical slip-up that has caused the resignation of its aboriginal affairs minister and left political critics questioning why Finance Minister Jim Flaherty hasn’t also quit. The political bombshell was [...]
Alison Redford brought daughter on at least 50 government flights: documents Government flight manifests show former premier Alison Redford took her young daughter on dozens of flights during her time in government, including a June long weekend in Jasper during the height of flood recovery last year in southern Alberta. The manifests say Redford’s daughter accompanied her on at least 50 flights between December 2008 and February 2014, including a long weekend at the Jasper Park Lodge from June 28 to June 30, 2013. Southern Alberta had devastating historic floods about a week earlier.