CBC: B.C. conflict commissioner clears Christy Clark of 2nd complaint

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August 10, 2016 | Staff

Quoted from the article:

Conflict commissioner Paul Fraser says he found nothing compellingly different in the most recent conflict complaint filed against the premier by Opposition New Democrat David Eby than he did in Eby’s first complaint filed in April.

Eby asked Fraser to reopen his original ruling after Clark attended a fundraising event in her Kelowna riding last September in which a donor paid $10,000 to attend.

Last May, Fraser ruled exclusive fundraising events and a stipend paid to Clark by the Liberal party are not conflicts because they do not amount to a private interest.

He says Eby’s most recent concern that Clark benefited from the $10,000 donation did not amount to a personal benefit because the money went to her Westside-Kelowna riding association.

Read the full article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/christy-clark-conflict-of-interest-party-fundraising-1.3714425