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Documents show Kenney using his office for partisan purposes

Email signed by minister attacks Bloc Québécois, promotes Tories

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Immigration Minister Jason Kenney once again finds himself in hot water over allegations he’s using his post for partisan gain. Documents obtained by La Presse show Kenney’s office attacked the Bloc Québécois in an email that also reprised Conservative advertising slogans. “The Bloc may claim to defend Quebec’s interests, but the reality is entirely different,” read the email signed by Kenney, which elsewhere dealt with the visas imposed on Mexican tourists. “Thankfully, our Conservative government is delivering the goods to Quebecers!” Two other documents inviting the Greek and Chinese communities to luncheons with Kenney and Conservative Senator and fundraiser Leo Housakos were also sent from the offices of Tory ministers. “There no problem there,” Kenney said in an interview with the Montreal daily. “What you’re describing is how our democracy works.”

La Presse

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