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[Canada] Alberta launches new review of conflict of interest allegations against ex-premier Alison Redford

The Alberta government has appointed a former Supreme Court of Canada justice to independently review a 2013 conflict of interest investigation into former premier Alison Redford. Former Alberta ethics commissioner Neil Wilkinson launched his ethics inv
National Post (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:06
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[Canada] Guelph-area health unit recommends smoke-free public housing

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is recommending a policy that bans smoking in social housing. In a report entitled "Second-hand Tobacco Smoke in Multi-Unit Dwelling of Social Housing," medical officer of health and chief executive Nicola Mercer
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 18:36
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[Canada] EXCLUSIVE Alison Redford government's 'exclusivity' rationale for hiring legal consortium nonsense: expert

a CBC News investigation has found the consortium personally chosen by Redford in December 2010 — International Tobacco Recovery Lawyers (ITRL) and its lead Calgary law firm JSS Barristers — was apparently allowed by Alberta to compete for other tobacco
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 18:35
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[Canada] NDP to review Redford investigation

Alberta’s NDP government has launched an external review into the investigation that cleared former premier Alison Redford of conflict-of-interest allegations. The government on Monday said it hired Frank Iacobucci, a former Supreme Court of Canada judg
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 12:39
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[Canada] Alberta government orders review of Redford conflict probe

The Alberta government is launching an outside review of an investigation two years ago into conflict-of-interest allegations involving former premier Alison Redford. The 2013 investigation looked into how a Calgary law firm with close ties to Redford was
Canadian Press
added Dec 1, 2015 00:45
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[Canada] Wynne shares concerns about medical marijuana vaping rules

Two days after her government pulled back a controversial plan to allow medical marijuana to be vaped or smoked in public places where tobacco smoking is banned, Wynne told reporters she understands the public backlash. “I have a lot of sympathy for the
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 18:50
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[Canada] Wynne shares concerns about medical marijuana vaping rules

Two days after her government pulled back a controversial plan to allow medical marijuana to be vaped or smoked in public places where tobacco smoking is banned, Wynne told reporters she understands the public backlash. “I have a lot of sympathy for the
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 18:50
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[Canada] The ‘common knowledge’ of Quebecers: quantifying the evidence of historians testifying for defendant tobacco companies

even by the tobacco industry's own construct, the information environment surrounding Quebec smokers in the middle 20th century included more prosmoking messages than information about the risks of smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2015 16:10
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL: Warning: Do not operate machinery of government while high

Ontario called this a “balancing of rights,” though it might better be referred to as “creating a social-media firestorm” or “chickening out.” We entrust government with power to protect our collective health. With smoking, there’s no need for exceptions
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:44
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[Canada] Leaked internal documents cast doubt on ethics commissioner's investigation

Leaked internal Alberta government documents cast doubt on the findings of an ethics investigation that cleared former premier Alison Redford of conflict-of-interest allegations. The Alberta Justice documents, obtained exclusively by CBC News, reveal fo
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:29
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