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[Canada] Simons: A lot of smoke over Redford’s involvement in tobacco lawsuit, but where’s the fire?

If she and her government truly believe that hiring this law firm was the right decision for Albertans, made for the right reasons, let them defend their choice, openly and publicly instead of hiding from critics in a fog of fine print.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 1, 2012 13:09
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[Canada] Wildrose leader says Redford misled Albertans about tobacco lawsuit contract

Premier Alison Redford vehemently rejected accusations she misled Albertans about her role in the provincial tobacco file Thursday as opposition parties fought to have her found in contempt of the legislature and called for her to step aside for an ethics
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Nov 30, 2012 11:59
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[Canada] VIDEO: NDP urges Premier Alison Redford to step down over tobacco lawsuit

Premier steadfastly denies conflict of interest allegations
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Nov 30, 2012 11:44
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[Canada] Braid: Premier Redford's troubles deepen in tobacco contract row

So far, the PCs won’t explain the terms, or release any documents. They’re asking for trust. To this point, it’s a frail defence against a pile of their own documents.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Nov 30, 2012 09:10
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[Canada] Redford furious over conflict of interest allegations on the tobacco lawsuit (video)

Here is a twelve minute excerpt from Wednesday's Question period where Wildrose opposition MLA's peppered the government with accusations over the awarding of the tobacco lawsuit contract to the Premier's former husband's law firm.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Nov 29, 2012 12:56
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[Canada] Premier fires back at accusations over awarding of tobacco lawsuit contract

Premier Alison Redford angrily challenged opposition MLAs to take her to the province's law society over the awarding of a contract to a consortium that includes the firm in which her ex-husband, Robert Hawkes, is a partner.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Nov 29, 2012 12:55
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[Canada] Alberta Premier Alison Redford didn’t direct government’s multimillion-dollar tobacco lawsuit to ex’s law firm: Justice minister

National Post (ca)
added Nov 29, 2012 12:53
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[North Dakota] Forum Fact Check: New ad targets Heitkamp’s ties to attorneys in Big Tobacco suit

To oversee the implementation and enforcement of the settlement in North Dakota, Heitkamp tapped John “Jack” McConnell, Jr. – a Rhode Island trial lawyer who worked for a South Carolina firm now known as Motley Rice. . . . In 2011 and again Thursday, He
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Aug 23, 2012 13:49
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[Canada] LETTER: Wise choice

Re: "Firm hired for tobacco lawsuit has connections to Redford," June 1. Given that I am on record as supporting the Wildrose Party, I am quite comfortable in defending our premier from the allegations and innuendo in the above article.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 6, 2012 00:01
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[Canada] Firm hired for tobacco lawsuit has connections to Redford

The Tory government faces questions of political patronage after it was revealed Thursday the province’s $10-billion lawsuit against the tobacco industry is being partially managed by a Calgary firm whose partners include Premier Alison Redford’s ex-husba
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jun 1, 2012 03:34
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