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[Canada] 'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again

The allegations relate to a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contract Redford personally awarded to a legal consortium, with which she shared close personal and political ties.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:44
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[Canada] Government of Alberta won't switch legal consortium in tobacco litigation case

Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley confirmed that she won't make any changes with regards to the legal consortium representing the province in a gigantic lawsuit against the industry of tobacco. Ganley has previously stated that she was in favor of
Lawyer Herald
added Apr 13, 2016 15:02
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[Canada] Cameron Hutchison: Questions at heart of high-priced ethics review could have been answered on the cheap

Next time, maybe the minister and her deputies should check their files before rushing off for a high-priced legal opinion on the taxpayers’ dime.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 07:26
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[Canada] Alberta government won't ask RCMP to review Redford tobacco litigation case

The Alberta government won’t call in the RCMP to review an ethics investigation into Alison Redford’s handling of the province’s $10-billion tobacco litigation contract, a Justice department official confirmed Tuesday.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 07:25
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[Canada] Conflict of interest probe into ex-Alberta premier Alison Redford lacked important evidence: report

A former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked important evidence in his conflict of interest investigation into how Alison Redford awarded the province’s lawsuit against big tobacco companies, a new report has found.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:40
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[Canada] Alberta's ethics commissioner cites conflict of interest, removes herself from review of tobacco litigation contract

Citing a personal conflict of interest, Alberta's ethics commissioner has asked her B.C. counterpart to determine whether another investigation into former premier Alison Redford's handling of the tobacco litigation contract in 2013 is warranted.
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:38
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[Canada] Braid: Tobaccogate returns to bite the PCs

But Iacobucci found that Wilkinson was never given the original version of the crucial memo. It stated that all the firms could handle the litigation, but “the Review Committee ranked International Tobacco Recovery Lawyers last, primarily due to their la
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 5, 2016 16:57
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[New York] Kaminisky ad hits McGrath on tobacco settlement fees

With two weeks to go until a crucial state Senate special election in Nassau County, Democrat Todd Kaminsky's campaign's latest ad hits Chris McGrath over the fees his law firm received for its work on the early 2000s settlement agreement between states
New York Daily News
added Apr 4, 2016 23:35
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[Canada] Redford tobacco-litigation probe not provided all relevant documents, report says

A CBC News investigation found the process which led to Alberta choosing a legal consortium to represent it in a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against the tobacco industry was manipulated. Former premier Alison Redford, who chose the consortium while just
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:18
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[Canada] Former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked relevant details in Redford tobacco lawsuit investigation

A former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked relevant information in his conflict-of-interest investigation into how Alison Redford awarded the province’s lawsuit against big tobacco companies, a new report has found.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:16
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