ACAC

Duff Connacher

The Afghan detainee scandal dies, while petty scandals are given full inquiries

About two weeks ago, with hardly anyone noticing, the federal government announced that it was ending the review of Afghan detainee documents. This essentially brings the scandal to an end. The review of documents was initiated after whistleblower and diplomat Richard Colvin testified in Parliamentary committee that senior government officials knew that Afghan prisoners of …

The Afghan detainee scandal dies, while petty scandals are given full inquiries Read More »

Media Update for February 26, 2011

The next target – the federal Lobbying Commissioner: Following Wednesday’s press conference calling for changes to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, Duff Connacher of Democracy Watch is now calling for the federal Lobbying Commissioner to be audited by the Auditor General Sheila Fraser. Fraser, you will recall, savaged Integrity Commissioner Christiane Ouimet, and now …

Media Update for February 26, 2011 Read More »